Error launching a pdf after creation

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jackrarick
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Error launching a pdf after creation

Post by jackrarick » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:25 pm

Have a standalone application. It creates .pdfs of student reports. All works good on a Mac. On my Windows computer I get this message when trying to launch the pdf both from INSIDE my standalone and as a document file from the desktop.

The message reads (From Adobe Acrobat): "There was an error opening the document. This file is already open or in use by another application."

Thank you all in advance.

Jack Rarick
Sherman Systems
Renton WA

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Re: Error launching a pdf after creation

Post by [-hh] » Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:55 pm

This works here without any problem on Mac/Win/linux

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launch document "/path/to/file.pdf" -- use full filePath
Of course Adobe Acrobat/Reader doesn't refresh an already open document.
So you have to close it first.
shiftLock happens

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