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Using Qpdf Notes with an Android - Issue with Book Marks

I am trying to generate forms for use on my Samsung Android tablet for field inspection.

Currently I export access forms as PDFs (up to 700 pages long) that are customized for each inspection.

I use this code to bookmark the PDF:

    Set Rst = dbs.OpenRecordset(strsql)
    Set gApp = CreateObject("AcroExch.App")

    Set gPDDoc = CreateObject("AcroExch.PDDoc")
     If gPDDoc.Open(reportpath & ReportId & " " & rptnmlng & " " & RptMo & "-" & RptDay & "-" & Year(Now) & ".pdf") Then
         Set jso = gPDDoc.GetJSObject

         Set BMR = jso.bookmarkRoot
         
         ' if the cover/toc is included then we add this in and
         ' the integer makes sure the bookmarks are assigned right
         ' further down if the cover/toc are included.
         If blnIncludeCoverTOC Then
             BMR.createchild "Report Cover", "this.pageNum= 0", 0
             BMR.createchild "Table of Contents", "this.pageNum= 1", 1
             intWithCover = intWithCover + 1
         End If
         With Rst
             Do Until .EOF
                 varBMName = "this.pageNum= " & CStr(![pagestart])
                 x = ![pagestart]
                 varBM = ![CheckListIndexRecId] & " " & ![CheckListTitle]

                 BMR.createchild varBM, varBMName, x
                 .MoveNext
             Loop
             gPDDoc.Save PDSaveCopy, reportpath & ReportId & " " & rptnmlng & " " & RptMo & "-" & RptDay & "-" & Year(Now) & " BkMrkD.pdf"
            gPDDoc.Close
         End With
     End If
     
     Set gPDDoc = Nothing
     Rst.Close
     Set Rst = Nothing

When I contacted Qpdf notes help they told me that I need to create a “Normal” PDF Bookmark (I’m not sure what the difference is) or that I could export forms in FDF, XFDF, XDP, and XML, and then import them into Qpdf Notes to use in the field.

Does anybody have any experience with these issues or a better solution to have my Access database interact on an android tablet so can fill out data in the field and directly import to Access.
13067.000-01--All-in-One--Standa.pdf
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by:PatHartman
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If their software can work with XML, I would go that route.  Access has an export for XML so you probably need to build a query and use that in one of the Transfer.... options.  Probably TransferText.

To export from the GUI to see if the file will work, right-click on a table or query and choose the xml option.
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Thanks

That will take some figuring out - I'll let you know how it works out
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by:PatHartman
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It's just one click to try it from the GUI.  Once you know if it works, you can write the one line of code to export it.
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Interesting

See the attached - xml that exported


This is how I export as a pdf - can you help with the command to export as an xml?

DoCmd.OutputTo acReport, rptnm, acFormatPDF, reportpath & ReportId & " " & rptnmlng & " " & RptMo & "-" & RptDay & "-" & Year(Now) & ".pdf", , , , acExportQualityScreen


The report is pretty complicated - see attachment from the 1st post, with sections, headers, etc.

Thanks
StandardCheckList-FieldWkgListRp.xml
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PatHartman earned 500 total points
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I found this:
Application.ExportXML acExportQuery, "qLKP_Gender_349", "C:\Data\Work\AOA\testxml2.xml"

Which seems to work.  You can export a variety of object types.  I only tried a query.  Intellisense will show you the options.
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