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7. Scripting and Programming Acrobat > 94. Script Acrobat Using Visual Basic on...

Script Acrobat Using Visual Basic on Windows

Drive Acrobat using VB or Microsoft Word’s Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).

Adobe Acrobat’s OLE interface enables you to access or manipulate PDFs from a freestanding Visual Basic script or from another application, such as Word. You can also use Acrobat’s OLE interface to render a PDF inside your own program’s window. The Acrobat SDK [Hack #98] comes with a number of Visual Basic examples under the InterAppCommunicationSupport directory. The SDK also includes OLE interface documentation. Look for IACOverview.pdf and IACReference.pdf. These OLE features do not work with the free Reader; you must own Acrobat.

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Acrobat Distiller also has an OLE interface. It is documented in


  

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