In earlier versions i was able to open pdf files by using an action command like this one:

cmd /c [%path%]

this function no longer works on version 3.8. Any ideas why and what an alternative could be?

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If you want to use an absolute path to your pdf file, use:

cmd /c "path/to/myFile.pdf"

If you want to reference a field, use:

cmd /c [%myField%]

Both commands work with Type set to Generic or Windows.

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