|Subject:||Re: Viewing PDF's
|Date:||Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:20:02 -0400
|From:||"Steven Green" <email@example.com>
ShellExecuteA() will open anything, interactively.. if it exists, and
there's a default "viewer" for it, it'll open.. just like when you
double-click a file in Explorer..
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"Kevin Baker" wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
Am I reading the below post correctly... "The pushbutton calls the form with
the embedded PDF. The viewer can then read, print or save the article to
Is it possible to open a PDF File using a Paradox form? If so How??
"Craig" wrote in message news:email@example.com...
In some software I developed which helps phsyicians write complex medication
orders, there is the ability for the user to view pdf's of medical articles
as evidence for the alogrithms I developed.
In the open method of a blank form I have the following code:
This works well. I have a button on the medication writing form Called "View
The pushbutton calls the form with the embedded PDF. The viewer can then
read, print or save the article to file.
HOWEVER, when the form is closed, instead of coming back to the calling
form, it goes to a non paradox window such as a webbrowser or any other
running program which may be open. This will undoubtedly confuse the user.
I call the form with:
If not F.open(":Coags:AntiThromboticTherapyChestPDF.Fsl", WinstyleDefault,
errorshow("Could not open the form.")