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Thread: How can I open a PDF file from a Flash projector

  1. #1
    Junior Member
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    May 2001
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    Does anyone know how to run a standalone PDF (that is, not in a browser) from a Flash projector.

    I'm creating a cross platform CD, so need info for both Mac and PC.


  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
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    You can use the DOS/Command Line commands of Start and cmd to open a file in it's default application.. you can also use a .bat file..

    Otherwise the use of a 3rd party tool is required.. commercial tools made available by Northcode or *********** will do the trick..

    My freeware tools are also available for this as well..

    Flashtools 4
    http://board.flashkit.com/board/show...threadid=20493

    Flash Command Line Tools v5.0 can be found here.. they are much improved over version 4.. but they require advanced user knowledge..

    http://board.flashkit.com/board/show...threadid=88493

    The syntax for Flash 5 coding has changed..

    This thread has info on the changes..
    http://board.flashkit.com/board/show...threadid=46319

    For Macintosh you need to use applescript.. (a search on the board should reveal some useful threads)

    [Edited by The Master on 05-27-2001 at 08:22 PM]

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