How to open adobe 11 pdf using page arguments?

Hi,

The following code works on Adobe 9 but not in Adobe 11.  I get

 Dim myProcess As New System.Diagnostics.Process()
                myProcess.StartInfo.FileName = "AcroRd32.exe"
                myProcess.StartInfo.Arguments = String.Format(" /A ""page=" & intPdfPageNo & "=OpenActions"" ""{0}""",                  strJoePath & "\" & strImageCode & ".PDF")
 
                'myProcess.StartInfo.Arguments = "/A " & Chr(34) & "page=" & intPdfPageNo & Chr(34) & " " & Chr(34) & strJoePath & "\" & strImageCode & ".PDF" & Chr(34)
                myProcess.Start()


Please help me on this.

Thanks
Joe
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
   Sub Main()
        Dim intPdfPageNo As Int32
        Dim strJoePath As String
        Dim strImageCode As String
        intPdfPageNo = 2
        strJoePath = "E:\Documents"
        strImageCode = "WMI-Filters"
'        Dim strProgram As String
'        strProgram = "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\acroread32.exe"
        Dim myProcess As New System.Diagnostics.Process()
        myProcess.StartInfo.FileName = "AcroRd32.exe"
        myProcess.StartInfo.Arguments = String.Format(" /A ""page=" & intPdfPageNo & "=OpenActions"" ""{0}""", strJoePath & "\" & strImageCode & ".PDF")

        'myProcess.StartInfo.Arguments = "/A " & Chr(34) & "page=" & intPdfPageNo & Chr(34) & " " & Chr(34) & strJoePath & "\" & strImageCode & ".PDF" & Chr(34)
        myProcess.Start()
    End Sub

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Works for me
sarabandeCommented:
i tried

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\acrord32.exe" /A page=2 c:\temp\xxx.pdf

from Run dialog (WIN+R) what worked.

you may try with

"AcroRd32.exe /A "page=2" "<full_path_to_your_pdf_file>"

and if it failed, it probably is because the acrord32.exe no longer is in a default path (see PATH environment variable). you could help by searching for acrord32.exe at your windows drive and add the full path (same as done by David).

Sara

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JOLEEJJAuthor Commented:
Excellent help.  Thanks
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