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Topic: Re: Binding to events
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56543
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:20 PM

At 12:12 PM +1000 10/17/01, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
> I've got an application that uses the Internet Explorer browser.
>Inside the browser I'm hosting the Acrobat Viewer.


>I need to be able to be notified when the user prints the current
>document. Unfortunately, it looks like Acrobat doesn't expose a
>standard COM event interface.

That is correct. And in fact, Acrobat Reader has NO COM
support - only the FULL Acrobat package provides that functionality.

> From what I've read, it looks like I might be able to do this from a plug=-in,

Again, only for the FULL Acrobat - NOT for Reader.

> Is this the only way I can be notified of a print action?

Via a plug-in to the FULL Acrobat, sure - it's pretty easy to do.

>If so, are there any books or references available that have a
>thorough walk-through of writing something like this (even if they
>don't address is this specifically)?

I believe there is sample code for something like this in the
Acrobat SDK, and we'd be glad to help you here...

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