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Topic: create form field, grab email address, send email
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 75448
From: cabbage
Date: 10/31/2002 08:25 AM

Programs used
Windows 2000 Professional
ACCPAC > PDFWriter > Acrobat 5.0.5 (not Reader) > Outlook or Outlook Express


I'm having trouble finding a starting point to figure this out (VB, JavaScript, Macro?)

1---
From an accounting program (ACCPAC) for Purchase Orders. The user is going to create a PDF by printing to PDFWriter.

2---
For every PDF a blank Form Field needs to be drawn. This will have the same dimensions on every PDF.

3---
The form needs to be emailed as an attachment. I see this can be done using File > Send Mail... However, the email will be sent to a different person every time (it's for a Purchase Order).

4---
In the PDF will be the email address that will be used to send the email. Is there a way that Acrobat can grab the email address and insert it when the email gets sent? (if the text is tagged can it grab the tag "email" and use that?)

5---
Then the email needs be sent


~Cabbage


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