Source code documentation samples provide quick and easy way to add a required functionality into your application. ByteScout PDF SDK: the component to help programmers in generating new pdf files, modifying and updating existing pdf documents or pdf forms. Provides support for auto-filling pdf forms, adding text with adjustable font, style, size, font family, new form fields, vector and raster drawings. It can add launch action in PDF in VB.NET.
The SDK samples like this one below explain how to quickly make your application do add launch action in PDF in VB.NET with the help of ByteScout PDF SDK. In your VB.NET project or application you may simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! Implementing VB.NET application typically includes multiple stages of the software development so even if the functionality works please test it with your data and the production environment.
Free trial version of ByteScout PDF SDK is available on our website. Documentation and source code samples are included.
Imports Bytescout.PDF ''' <summary> ''' This example demonstrates how to create a button that launches an external resource. ''' </summary> Class Program Shared Sub Main() ' Create new document Dim pdfDocument = New Document() pdfDocument.RegistrationName = "demo" pdfDocument.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Add page Dim page = New Page(PaperFormat.A4) pdfDocument.Pages.Add(page) ' Create button Dim button = New PushButton(20, 20, 120, 25, "button1") button.Caption = "Launch sample.txt" ' Create action that opens an external file Dim launchAction = New LaunchAction(IO.Path.GetFullPath("sample.txt")) button.OnActivated = launchAction page.Annotations.Add(button) ' Save document to file pdfDocument.Save("result.pdf") ' Cleanup pdfDocument.Dispose() ' Open document in default PDF viewer app Process.Start("result.pdf") End Sub End Class
sample.txt 1234567890 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz