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Hi @all,

The script I have am working on is scanning file with .pdf file types. If it scanned a pdf, it should be opened. So far, this is the code I have tried:

Dim $FolderName = "C:\Users\AJ\Desktop\AUTOIT"


Func ScanFolder($SourceFolder)
   $Search = FileFindFirstFile($SourceFolder & "\*.pdf")

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Maybe this could help

Run(@ComSpec & " /c start " & $search)

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Edited by Danyfirex

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Have a closer reading of the Help file for FileFindFirstFile command and associated.

Also throw in a MsgBox before the Run line to see what the return is.

MsgBox(4096, "Result", $Search)

Remember, you require two elements.

[1] A full path to the pdf file.

[2] An associated program to open the pdf file - either using that program (full path + space + pdf path) with the Run command or just use ShellExecute (with pdf path) for your system default.

P.S. You may need to provide quotes (") for your paths too.

Edited by TheSaint

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