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Topic: Intercepting Mouse Click Events In Forms
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 54337
From: htang
Date: 5/29/2002 05:05 PM

I am using the Acrobat 5.0 SDK and wish to develop a stand alone application which displays and allows editing of pre-existing PDF Form files.

One feature which I would like to implement in my application is the ability to detect when a user has double clicked on a form field, and to proliferate back to the hosting application which field has been double clicked.

I have thought about writing Javascript behind each form field which gets triggered off whenever a mouse down event is fired, and relaying the mouse down events back to the host container (i.e. my application) in the form of a Windows message. Is the possible?

Are there any other methods anyone could suggest for achieving this e.g. Plug-Ins and private message windows?

I use OpenInWindowEx() to open up the Acrobat window in my program which is an SDI application written in VC6.

Thanks in advance for any appropriate advice.


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