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Open Livecycle ES2 form from c#

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Hi All,

I am working on MS Visual studio 2008 C#. I have the Live cycle Designr ES@ trial version installed on my machine. I have designed a PDF form and it opens properly in the preview mode. this form has drop downs and editable fields as well as display fields

I want to open this form from a c.ick of a button in c#.

Please help me do this.

Thanks in advance for any help on this issue

regards

Nanda

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You can launch a browser and pass the URL to the form. For example,

System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("http://localhost:8080/dev/forms/PurchaseOrder.pdf");

Steve

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Hi Steve,

Thanks for replying. I have a desktop application and opening the pdf using a Browser is not an option

Would be great, if you could direct me as to how to the same for a desktop application.

I tried Process.Start(path of pdf)

It brings up the pdf fine, but the form comes up without data. Please see my related post http://forums.adobe.com/thread/751203?tstart=0

I thought maybe I was opening the form wrong...hence I created this post seperately.

I will be really grateful for any help with either of these posts as I have been struggling with them for more than a week now

Best regards

Nanda