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How to get access to temp folder

Community Beginner ,
Jul 22, 2019 Jul 22, 2019

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Hi , I wonder , is there any possible way to write files to the system temporary folder with the help of Acrobat SDK ? If yes , what methods allow do that ?

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LEGEND ,
Jul 22, 2019 Jul 22, 2019

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You can write files anywhere Acrobat can write them. You may need to use the system API to locate the temporary folder first.

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Adobe Employee ,
Jul 22, 2019 Jul 22, 2019

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ASFileSysGetTempPathName()

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Community Beginner ,
Jul 24, 2019 Jul 24, 2019

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Thank you for the help! This method works fine, but can I write  files not only with *.tmp extension with this method ? For example I want to write *.txt file in temp path ?

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LEGEND ,
Jul 24, 2019 Jul 24, 2019

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Use the system API to locate the temp folder. You can then use Acrobat APIs to write files there.

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Community Beginner ,
Jul 24, 2019 Jul 24, 2019

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So, there is no option to do custom(*.txt, and so on ) temp files through Adobe acrobat api? Because ASFileSysGetTempPathName() autogenerates the temp file with *.tmp extension

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Community Beginner ,
Jul 24, 2019 Jul 24, 2019

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I need to make cross platform path to temp folder

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LEGEND ,
Jul 24, 2019 Jul 24, 2019

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Conditional compilation. There are only two platforms to worry about.

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Jul 24, 2019 Jul 24, 2019

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Thank you for the answers!

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