Opening a PFD - What am I doing wrong??

Ken Ray kray at
Sun Oct 21 15:42:36 CDT 2007

On Sun, 21 Oct 2007 09:46:40 -0700, Dan Friedman 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!

Odd, your script works for me with "launch document" under 2.8.1... is 
it possible the path to the PDF may be an issue? Try renaming the pdf 
to something simple and putting it on your desktop... does it work now?

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
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