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JavaScript code to embed a vcard in a button (Action: on click > save contact) should work on android or IOS

New Here ,
Jul 06, 2019 Jul 06, 2019

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can any help me please,
I do have a PDF form with a phone number in it and my client wants the phone number to be clickable and to pop-up a (vcard)

to "save contact"
I have found a way to open the phone number -by clicking on it-  shows on the caller dialing screen to make a call but it is not enough, I need it to open save as contact with all contact details (number, name, address, mail ....etc)
Thanks a lot

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Community Beginner , Jul 06, 2019 Jul 06, 2019

You'll need to post the vcard to a public URL and then create a link to it from the button. It needs to be a regular PDF link, not a scripted link. The PDF will execute the link and then the OS takes over and handles the vcard file type.

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Jul 06, 2019 Jul 06, 2019

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Even it if was possible with a script, it's highly unlikely to work on mobile devices, at all.

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would you explain it more?

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The support for JavaScript in PDF applications on mobile devices ranges from non-existent to very limited, especially when it comes to things like opening external files or otherwise interacting with the operating system.

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Thanks a lot

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You'll need to post the vcard to a public URL and then create a link to it from the button. It needs to be a regular PDF link, not a scripted link. The PDF will execute the link and then the OS takes over and handles the vcard file type.

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