Acrobat reader/viewer component

Have you seen this type of component ?
I´ve tried Adobe´s ActiveX, but they have only published 2 props....
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mivAsked:
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ronit051397Commented:
I haven't tried it. You can also use DDE. See:
http://developers.href.com/NEWS:ARTICLE::waArticle.113903

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ZifNabCommented:
miv,

what about just running the acrobat reader from your program?

Think it's very hard to find something, because they are very closed (not much information) for this program.

Zif.
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mivAuthor Commented:
I´m using the acrobat reader at the moment, but need to add some functionality.
It´s hard to do when there´s no documentation for anything and the ActiveX control has almost no properties and functions.
I was hoping for some 3 party component which was or could be extended...maybe it´s impossible to find one ?
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ZifNabCommented:
miv,
 I just heard about an OCX which is with the acrobat reader 3.0 But i'm afraid for the third party component, because *.pdf file is a adobe secret... But I found some sort of *.pdf file description at http://www.wotsit.org/ 

Zif.
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mivAuthor Commented:
Thanks ZifNab, any clue to where I could find the OCX ?
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ZifNabCommented:
miv, sorry only what I know is that it normally is with the reader... maybe at there site?
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mivAuthor Commented:
Sorry, misunderstanding.
We´re a member of the Adobe developer group and gets the ocx from there and that´s the one I´m using now.
But I was looking for something NOT made by Adobe ?
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ZifNabCommented:
miv, think there don't exist third party tools...

Maybe have a look at structure of pdf file and create a component yourself? But I think it isn't aload...

Lot of work dough.

Sorry, Zif.
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mivAuthor Commented:
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ronit051397Commented:
Why don't you use OLEContainer?
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mivAuthor Commented:
I will still need some doc. to know what services the component offers.
Or is there any other way to get this information ?
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ronit051397Commented:
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mivAuthor Commented:
Ronit, please submit an empty answer and I´ll grant you the point, thank you.

ps. Have you tried to use the viewer via OLE ?
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