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Importing PDF file into Access
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I am running Access 2007. On my switchboard I would like to create a link to a stand alone PDF file located in a folder outside of the database. If I go to the External Data tab in Access it allows me to link to many different types of external files (text, HTML, XML, etc.). But I don't see any way to create a simple link on the switchboard that will open the PDF file. Is such a link possible to be made
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I know I'm a newb, and this might be a dumb question, but I have searched all over the internet for an answer and still have nothing.

I have a fillable PDF file and I need the information in the PDF to be automatically imported into an access database. The PDF consists of 2 pages and has well over 50 different boxes that have to be filled out (its a shipping/receiving form

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What would be the best way to link pdf files in an Access database form?

For each record there could be more then one pdf file. I would like to automate the process as much as possible. The pdf file would exist on a network drive and the user would need to go to their record in Access and then link the pdf files.

I started but am having problems with Access not opening the pdf file, it will open word files but not pdf,

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I need to file with a government agency who requires all filings to be done in XML. They require attachments to be encoded into Base 64 and then inserted as part of the XML. The application is in ACCESS 2007 so I am using VBA. I see snippets of code on the internet that lets me encode a string, but nothing about how to encode an XLS or PDF.

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Create one PDF file from many Documents

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I have been scratching my head about the best way of doing this for a few weeks now and just wondered if any one who is clever than I can assist!

I have a folder with multiple files in, some .doc, .pdf , .msg, .jpg and I was wondering if there was anyway of producing a single pdf file of of these. It would have to be automatedand I will be doing this multiple times.

I have managed to get the list of filenames into Access and into a table (thanks to Allen Browne!).

I think there are two ways of doing this.

1. Create a PDF of each file in the folder and then merge them together

The problem I see with doing it this way is how do you create a pdf of a file that isn't open(aka the .doc)? Or create pdf of a jpg from within Access?

2. Create one file, no merging, of each of the files.

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Version of Access used - 2003
Plan - Hyperlink field in a form which would pull up a saved PDF of a saved invoice.
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I have checked out a number of PDFto EXCEL/Word applications, but the workflow required is far from ideal.

In a PDF-reader, I can Save As a .txt-file. I could decode that output in VBA. I'd prefer to keep the entire cycle within Access, but how do I from Access convince a PDF-reader to do a Save As .txt ? Some shell script? Key-logger?

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K this is to keep track of my inventory on parts for rc cars.

The file started out as a pdf file converted to a text file
Now I want ot import the text file in colums.

Not sure how to do it.

The file contains parts #, description, qty and price

I've included the txt file that I'm trying to use, not even sure if I'm going
about this the right way.

I might even have to vb a script to read into an array.

This is so I don't have to type in all the info I can just read the file
minupilate it to my likeings.