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Topic: VB/Javascript Question
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 133042
From: fansari
Date: 5/19/2005 10:44 PM

I am new to PDF and Javascript programming. This is what I need to do:

I need to run an external Javascript (.js) file from somewhere on my PC or a VB application to open up a Fillable PDF. I want to prefill some of the fields on the PDF and then save the PDF with a new name. The data to fill the PDF fields can come from either a text file or a database. I also need to do this in a
loop so that I can create several PDF's with different datasets.

I initially tried using VB to do that. The code examples I found on the Acrobat site "Programming Acrobat JavaScript Using Visual Basic" refers to using .NET (Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Type Library) but the code example is for VB not .NET. I don't see Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Type Library when I try to add a reference to it in VB 6.0. Can you please point me in the right direction as to how I can do the above. I would rather use VB 6.0, if this is doable in that.

If you have a code example that would be a great help.


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