Re: Adobe/Demoshield?

Subject: Re: Adobe/Demoshield?
From: Sergej Rinc <info -at- SINONIM -dot- SI>
Date: Sun, 29 Nov 1998 21:10:40 +0100

Hi Damien,

have you tried DemoShield support yet (<mailto:support -at- demoshield -dot- com>)?
If not, there's a simple solution to that:

1. Create a hot spot for the specific PDF file.
2. Add a New Action when user Left-Clicks Mouse.
3. Choose View Internet URL from a listbox and select Next.
4. Type in URL field for example <path>../pdf/myfile.pdf<path>.
5. Click Finish and you're done!

Please note that my example assumes that you have the DemoShield Player in
for example \bin subfolder and your PDF(s) is (are) in \pdf subfolder of the
root (CD-ROM) folder. Also this works only in 32-bit Windows (e.g. not 3.x)
but it's probably not an issue.
I guess this solution is much better than using Launch Application cause
you don't allways know where users have various readers installed - and
since PDF file format has an entry in system registry you thus offload this
worry to the system ... ;-) Make sure also that you check off the option
Keep Demo Allways On Top so users will definitely see the PDFs.

Sergej Rinc
Doc-To-Help Certified Trainer
Tehnical Director, Sinonim d.o.o.
mailto:info -at- sinonim -dot- si

-----Original Message-----
From: Damien Braniff <Damien_Braniff -at- PAC -dot- CO -dot- UK>
Date: 23. november 1998 17:21
Subject: Adobe/Demoshield?

>I finally think I'm beginning to get the hang of Demoshield but have one
>problem and I wonder if anyone can help. On the CD I've created is the
>software and all the associated lit. Users told they must have latest
>Acrobat reader installed (supplied on CD) and to install it if they do not
>already have it. If the user installs the reader everything works fine. If
>it's already installed and not in the default location then it isn't found
>and file not launched. Apart from insisting that the reader is installed
>in the default directory can anyone suggest a way of launching pdf files?

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