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Topic: Acrobat SDK: ShowException problem
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 51382
From: jxm96c
Date: 5/29/2002 04:45 PM

Dear all, I'm going thru the SDK 5 Tutorials Chapter 7 Annotations. I
started the Starter template project in Visual C++ 6 and copy and pasted the
example however when I try to build the api the compiler complains that
ShowException is not a valid identifier, it also complains about DoPage etc.
Has anyone got this before? Anything I'm doing wrong? Please help...

The code follows.


***24 hours in a day...24 beers in a case...coincidence?***

/* Visit all the annotations in a document. */
void VisitAllAnnots (PDDoc pd) {

PDPage p;

ASInt32 i;

for (i = 0; i < PDDocGetNumPages (pd); i ++) {


p = NULL;

p = PDDocAcquirePage (pd, i);


ShowException ("Trying to get a page.", ERRORCODE);


if (p) {

DoPage (p);

PDPageRelease (p);




/* Visit all the annotations on a page. */

void DoPage (PDPage p) {

PDAnnot annot;

ASInt32 i;

for (i = 0; i < PDPageGetNumAnnots (p); i++) {

annot = PDPageGetAnnot (p, i);

if (PDAnnotIsValid (annot))

ActOnAnnot (annot);



/* Display an alert showing an annotation's subtype. */

void ActOnAnnot (PDAnnot annot) {

char* ptr;

char buf [ 200];

ASAtom atom;


atom = PDAnnotGetSubtype (annot);

ptr = (char * ) ASAtomGetString (atom);


ShowException ("Trying to get an annotation's subtype.",ERRORCODE);


sprintf (buf, "Annotation's subtype is %s", ptr);

AVAlertNote (buf);


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