Javascript : document actions

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Apr 14, 2020 Apr 14, 2020

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how to add acrobat javascript to set document actions automatically.

I would like to add javascript to "document will save" action in document action menu of Acrobat automatically. 

Any guidance will be much appreciated.

 

 

Thank you,

Nivi

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Apr 14, 2020 Apr 14, 2020

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You can do it using the setAction method of the Document object, like this:

this.setAction("WillSave", "app.alert(\"The file has been saved.\",3);");

 

Note the second parameter includes the script to execute, but in the form of a String.

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Apr 22, 2020 Apr 22, 2020

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Thank you very much

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Apr 14, 2020 Apr 14, 2020

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When in doubt, check the reference:

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

 

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

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