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Check out a PDF doc automatically

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Have a client running SP 2010.  They set up a WF that sends instructions and a link to a user.  The link is to a PDF file and they want it to open the doc with Adobe in edit mode.  Right now it opens with IE and is read only. 

There are other issues in the process so they are not opposed to rethinking the process.

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