Opening a PFD - What am I doing wrong??
andre at andregarzia.com
Sun Oct 21 14:36:21 EDT 2007
I don't have windows, but try something along this:
on OpenPDF theFilePath
get shell(format("start %s", theFilePath))
don't know if the line is this, but I think you can start a file using
the start command in the shell()
On 10/21/07, Dan Friedman <dan at clearvisiontech.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know why this doesn¹t work? I can¹t seem to get a PDF to open
> (in Acrobat) on Windows. Rev is doing it successfully in their docs (they
> have a revGoPFD command that I can¹t trace into. They are calling it from
> mouseUp in the script of card ³User Guide² of stack ³revdocumentation.rev².
> I have tried a bizillion variations of the script below. I can get Acrobat
> to launch, but if I supply a document, it fails I get a hour glass for a
> moment, and then nothing. And the result is empty. UG!
> on mouseUp
> answer file "Select PDF:"
> put it into fPath
> --launch document fPath ‹ This doesn¹t work either!
> into acroPath
> put word 1 to -2 of acroPath into acroPath
> put char 2 to -2 of acroPath into acroPath
> --launch acroPath --THIS WORKS
> launch fPath with acroPath --THIS FAILS!!
> end mouseUp
> Thank you in advance,
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