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Topic: Call to CAcroPDDoc.Open Fails
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 126063
From: cellsworth
Date: 1/22/2005 05:09 AM

I have an application that is written in VB.NET. I create the following variable:

Private clsPDFDoc As Acrobat.CAcroPDDoc

Then I instantiate it using late binding as follows:

clsPDFDoc = CreateObject("AcroExch.PDDoc")

This seems OK. However, when I make the following call:

blnReturn = clsPDFDoc.Open(clsFilePath.ToString)

The return value is always False. If I navigate to the PDF file represented in the clsFilePath variable the PDF opens just fine.

Does anyone have any idea why this might be happening? Also, is there a way to tell why the Open method call failed other than it just returns 0? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Corey Ellsworth

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