Opening Acrobat Files

Ben Rubinstein benr_mc at cogapp.com
Wed Feb 20 07:07:00 EST 2002


on 19/2/02 4:01 PM, Ian Summerfield at iansummerfield at btconnect.com wrote:

> Firstly check you have AppleScript available:
> 
[... snip ...]
> 
> tell application "Finder"
> return name of every process
> end tell
> 
[... snip ...]
> 
> A tip on launching,  KILL the process FIRST, it won't do any harm even if
> it's not running.
> 
[... snip ...]
> 

If you're using AppleScript and you've checked that Acrobat is one of the
processes, can you not simply use AppleScript to ask Acrobat to open the
file, so that it doesn't quit and close any other PDFs it might have open?
 
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