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Topic: SDK 5.0 Plugin not working with Adobe 6.0
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 95352
From: rtakkar
Date: 8/28/2003 11:39 AM

Hi Aandi
Me and my collegue (Jim) have posted this issue almost everywhere now.
THe plugin is developed in VB and it makes a call to open a pdf document in viewer/reader and then further processing is done on that PDF.
Problem we are having when we upgraded to 6.0 is the open
IAC call which opens up a PDF document is not intializing the reader plugin that loads in Acrobat. My wild guess.
I am almost certain that the viewer is not opening up , hence the PDF file doesn't open with it and hence everything fails after that. However the call opens up the Adobe application window without any PDF(blank). I then manually open the PDF file in the already launched application and everything works as its supposed to.

With Adobe 5.0, a user opens a PDF file for processing and it opens up the Adobe application with the viewer/reader and once it gets the handle to the current document that's open, processing continues successfully.

In short, with 6.0 the initial part is not happening.

Any help/info will be greatly appreciated.

thanks,
-randeep

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