Acrobat Pro Event Listener?? Better ideas?

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Jun 16, 2017

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Is it possible to script an event listener into Acrobat?

I am trying to automate a workflow and I don't know how to go about it. I know very little about JavaScript and was hoping someone could help figure out how to do it.

Throughout my day I am searching for files on several different volumes. I am working with new piece of file search software (HoudahSpot) and it has certain limitations.

In general my workflow is as follows:

Simply, I receive a PDF file with a list of numbers, open the file in Acrobat Pro, highlight/copy the list and paste the result into the search software and hit search.

The issue is now that HoudahSpot can not search a list of names without "or" in between each entry

EXAMPLE:

1954834

1983142

1986741

1986753

1987001

1987198

when pasted into HoudahSpot it appears as

1954834 1983142 1986741 1986753 1987001 1987198

the above will not work and needs to be

1954834 or 1983142 or 1986741 or 1986753 or 1987001 or 1987198

Is it possible to create a script for Acrobat that would "on copy" add an "or" between the entries?

I am guessing that this isn't possible?? I am looking for ideas. I want the process to be as seamless as possible.

Thank you in advance

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Jun 16, 2017

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Not, it's not possible to do that with a script in Acrobat.

On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 2:34 PM, rickg76305781 <forums_noreply@adobe.com>

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