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Get page number when opening PDF in Illustrator

Community Beginner ,
Aug 19, 2020

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I'm currently developing a plugin for illustrator that processes PDFs. When opening a multipage PDF in Illustrator you are presented with a dialog allowing you to select which pages to open. I'd like to be able to detect which page has been opened within the plugin and wondered if there was anyway of doing this within the SDK as I can't seem to find it?

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Get page number when opening PDF in Illustrator

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I'm currently developing a plugin for illustrator that processes PDFs. When opening a multipage PDF in Illustrator you are presented with a dialog allowing you to select which pages to open. I'd like to be able to detect which page has been opened within the plugin and wondered if there was anyway of doing this within the SDK as I can't seem to find it?

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Aug 19, 2020

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Using Action Recorder (Illustrator Actions) you can record document open procedure. When you save action to file (.aia) you can see all parameters user entered in modal window, along with page number as 'page' parameter. Try to explore in that direction, see if you can trigger action record using SDK (AIActionManagerSuite) and read result or look if there are some notifiers with message containing parameters

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Sep 03, 2020

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I think ,SDK not support this function.

But If you can use Script. You can get Page Opening by this code:

var iPage=app.preferences.PDFFileOptions.pageToOpen;

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