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Open an attachment in VBA Excel

New Here ,
Apr 21, 2020 Apr 21, 2020

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Hi,

Can i open a word attachment in a pdf with Excel VBA?

thx if someone have an answer.

 

Best regards

Axel

 

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Apr 27, 2020 Apr 27, 2020

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There is a way to do this, but you'll need to test it be sure. It's not a straight forward path.

1) Write a folder level JavaScript function to open the word attachment. Use the "doc.exportDataObject()" function.

Here's the reference entry:

https://help.adobe.com/en_US/acrobat/acrobat_dc_sdk/2015/HTMLHelp/#t=Acro12_MasterBook%2FJS_API_Acro...

 

2)In the Excel VBA, use the IAC to call this function.   

Thom Parker - Software Developer at PDFScripting
Use the Acrobat JavaScript Reference early and often

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Apr 29, 2020 Apr 29, 2020

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Hi Tom,

I am so grateful to your help.

I work on an other project right now but i test your solution as soon as possible.

But i think it's gone be perfect.

Best regards 

Alex

 

 

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