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IE Automation - PDF interaction problem

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RafaelAWFlag for Brazil asked on
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Hi specialists,

I'm developing a simple solution that needs to access some web pages (I'm using Webbrowser/VB.NET). SOme of this resources has PDFs inside IFRAMEs. I need to save this PDFs.

How can my program interact with the PDF Viewer in the Webbrowser ? is there a 'command' to save the PDF file to a specified directory ?

I tried some ways (I think I'm wrong in some of it):
- to search for a method to interact with the IFRAME (I didnt find anything);
- interact with the windows process (AcroBroker) trying to use ShellExecute to interact (I think it is not possible);
- try to find the temporary file downloaded (I'm trying to implement it now).
- I tried to use a webclient to download and save the file directly but the server application has some security implementations that not permit.

Any idea ?

Thanks !

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