Programming Acrobat Plugin- Direction Needed

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by rlindenf, Dec 14, 2007.

  1. rlindenf macrumors newbie

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    Hi Folks-

    I need to create a plugin for Acrobat Professional 7 or 8 where templated selection areas of a PDF page have strings extracted and these values are entered into a spreadsheet or database.

    I have some programming experience, but most of my recent experience is in Applescripting, which won't work for this, naturally.

    What I'm looking for is some idea what I should be looking at- it seems like it needs to be written in C via XCode or CodeWarrior?

    If someone could give me an idea what tutorials I should be looking into I'd be very grateful. I have a year to get this done.

    thanks!

    Ralph
     
  2. rlindenf thread starter macrumors newbie

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    wrong question?

    or should I be thinking about building an app. in Xcode that uses the native ability to work with pdfs?

    -ralph
     

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