These source code samples are listed and grouped by their programming language and functions they use. ByteScout PDF SDK is 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 be used to set launch action in PDF using VBScript and VB6.
Fast application programming interfaces of ByteScout PDF SDK for VBScript and VB6 plus the instruction and the code below will help you quickly learn how to set launch action in PDF. This VBScript and VB6 sample code is all you need for your app. Just copy and paste the code, add references (if needs to) and you are all set! Use of ByteScout PDF SDK in VBScript and VB6 is also explained in the documentation included along with the product.
ByteScout PDF SDK free trial version is available on our website. VBScript and VB6 and other programming languages are supported.
' This example demonstrates how to create a button that launches an external resource. ' Create Bytescout.PDF.Document object Set pdfDocument = CreateObject("Bytescout.PDF.Document") pdfDocument.RegistrationName = "demo" pdfDocument.RegistrationKey = "demo" Set comHelpers = pdfDocument.ComHelpers ' Add page Set page1 = comHelpers.CreatePage(comHelpers.PAPERFORMAT_A4) pdfDocument.Pages.Add(page1) ' Create button Set button1 = comHelpers.CreatePushButton(20, 20, 120, 25, "button1") button1.Caption = "Launch sample.txt" ' Create action that opens an external file Set launchAction = comHelpers.CreateLaunchAction("sample.txt") button1.OnActivated = launchAction page1.Annotations.Add(button1) ' Save document to file pdfDocument.Save("result.pdf") ' Open document in default PDF viewer app Set shell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") shell.Run "result.pdf", 1, false
sample.txt 1234567890 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz