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Adobe Reader COM

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$oAdobe = ObjCreate("AcroPDF.PDF")

$oAdobe.LoadFile("C:\Face.pdf")

-->Variable must be of type "Object"

This is my FIRST script in which I am trying to use COM. I get the error I wrote above and can't understand why.

I am veeeery convinced that it's a stupid, begginer problem but I did't find the answer anywhere else, please help!

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It means that ObjCreate failed and you didn't bother to check to make sure that it actually returned an object.

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

You should use:

$oAdobe = ObjCreate("AcroPDF.PDF.1");

Another way is using ShellExplorer.

Little example:

Global Const $Width = 800, $Height = 600
Global $Path = @ScriptDir & "\Your_file_name.pdf"
 
$Form1 = GUICreate("Browse PDF", $Width, $Height, 400, 300)
$Obj = ObjCreate("Shell.Explorer.2")
$browser = GUICtrlCreateObj($Obj, 0, 0, $Width, $Height)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
$Obj.Navigate($Path)
While 1
$Msg = GUIGetMsg()
Select
  Case $Msg = -3
   ExitLoop
EndSelect
WEnd
Edited by Ramzes

Sorry for my bad English but nobody is perfect. [font=arial, helvetica, sans-serif]Ramzes[/font]

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