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Topic: Re: Finding text and creating a bookmark
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57102
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:23 PM

At 08:04 AM 8/29/2001 -0400, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I'm trying to create an interface that inserts bookmarks into a document
>created by PDFWriter or Distiller.


>The way I thought about doing this is to create a plug-in that opens the
>document and searches for predetermined text, selects the text, and then
>creates the bookmark.

Sounds reasonsable, though you don't need to select the text.

>I've figured out how to create a bookmark in the bookmark tree, but I
>haven't been able to figure out how to make the bookmark goto the defined

Are you setting the destination information? Using a
PDViewDest? Cos calls?

>The other problem that I'm having is figuring out is it is possible to
>programically get Acrobat to find and highlight text within a document.

You want to use the PDWordFinder calls.


Leonard Rosenthol
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Appligent, Inc. (formerly Digital Applications) (610) 284-4233 (fax)

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