Hyperlnk to a file

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Hyperlnk to a file

Post by AACC » Sat Aug 03, 2013 5:05 pm

I would like to know if it is possible to make an hyperlink to a PDF file and what is the format for the field name. I tried, but I got a message of "error opening file, try it later".

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Re: Hyperlnk to a file

Post by sven-l » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:23 am

AACC wrote: I got a message of "error opening file, try it later".
Is a PDF reader installed on your device??
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Re: Hyperlnk to a file

Post by AACC » Mon Aug 05, 2013 5:53 pm

Yes, it is. Adobe reader is installed.

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Re: Hyperlnk to a file

Post by sven-l » Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:03 am

Does the message come directly from PlanMaker. PlanMaker itself cannot open PDF files. It can only create them.
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Re: Hyperlnk to a file

Post by AACC » Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:03 am

Plan Maker presents a box asking for the allocation to open it. Once the option is selected is when the message appears.


I think the problem is related whit the path of the file. I have find reference to the sintaxt only in the on-line help of the windows version, but nothomg for android.

I have tried things like


/mnt/sdcard/xxx.PDF
/storage/sdcard/xxx.PDF
/mnt/extsdcard/xxx.petc
etc.

but the result is always the same.

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Re: Hyperlnk to a file

Post by sven-l » Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:06 am

Ok, I tried it with PlanMaker Mobile on a Tablet. This is how it works:

1. Enter some data in a PlanMaker file
2. Tap on the red PDF export icon. Now a dialog comes up and asks you where you want to save your PDF file
3. Change to the correct location, enter a name and tap on "Ok"

That's it. There is no option to let PlanMaker call a PDF Viewer like it is in the Windows version. Outside of PlanMaker you can open the PDF file via a file manager. That should call the PDF viewer and open the PDF file.
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Re: Hyperlnk to a file

Post by AACC » Wed Aug 07, 2013 3:09 pm

Thanks for the answer, but my intention was to do what you say PlanMaker can not do: to open a PDF file from the worksheet, as it can be done in windows.

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Re: Hyperlnk to a file

Post by sven-l » Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:20 pm

I will refer that as a suggestion for future versions to our developers.
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