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Topic: plug-in to retrieve clicked-on text, 1 Attachments
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 97734
From: jlsmithprism
Date: 10/7/2003 02:11 AM

Hello!

I've been searching for the following...

A plug-in for VB that will retrieve the selected text in an open PDF file viewed via Reader 5 or 6.

I have Acrobat 5 & 6 professional and am willing to work with whatever version necessary.

This will be for Windows 98-XP clients.

Preferably, I will open the PDF via an ocx within VB. The user browses the file (a parts catalog), clicks on a part, and that info is transferred to VB. I have tried using a link to run a program, but I am unable to pass a parameter (in this case the part #). The PDF file is created from PageMaker files.

Attached is a sample. Click on the red box around part #83005.

I have found 1 ocx to do this, but am wondering if there are any (cheaper) alternatives. PDF Reader OCX at http://www.pdfwizard.com/eng/product/ocx.asp

Any advice would be most appreciated!

Thanks in advance,
Jessica

Click to open!cat.pdf
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