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DAVE J MILTON KEYNES wrote:
> Hi to all,
> I am a complete novice to Flash Pro. Just started to use the software.
> I would like to know the script to link from Flash 8 Pro to open a pdf file,
> from a button, but not in browser (i.e. in acrobat reader) but within an area
> on my movie i.e.
you can't do that
> I don't want my main movie screen to disappear and a broser to
> appear with my pdf document. I want the pdf information to open in a container
> in my movie with navbars to the left etc (hope I have explained this OK). I
> tried some script which I got off the web which said to put the pdf file in
> afolder and with some instruction to the exact labelling of the folder. This
> was for use with Windows 2000 and 98 I think. It didn't work and I run Windows
> XP Home.
you can't do it, you can only open the file in current or new browser window
or make it downloadable by zipping it.
If you want to mail me - DO NOT LAUGH AT MY ADDRESS
if you're creating a projector, you can use third party software such as MDM Zinc to achieve what you described.
I found a fix to the problem that works everytime. Here is a link to a page where you can download a application called flashgeek. About halfway down the page click on the flashgeek link (in blue) and it downloads the application. Follow the instructions and that's it.
I hope this helps