Tracking each time someone click's a pdf

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Does anyone know where I can find sample code that will help me track
whenever a user clicks on a pdf file ? My Isp provides me with a
logfile but it doesn't give me any type of description of what pdf it
was.  Ideally I shouldn't even have to look at the log file.

I can see:
    12     12675231 /broch/111100167.pdf

But I need something that will give a description like
    12     12675231 /broch/111100167.pdf           8754 First St. San


ps. renaming the file by combining the file name + description isn't an

Re: Tracking each time someone click's a pdf

Peter wrote:

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I'd write a script that could read the log file and add the description to
it. It should be pretty trivial depending on where the description comes

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Re: Tracking each time someone click's a pdf

__/ [Peter] on Saturday 14 January 2006 00:31 \__

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If you have a Linux box or emulation of Linux on another operating system,
apply the following example command to your log file.

sed 's/111100167.pdf/111100167.pdf 8754 First St. San Jose/i;'
 logfile_input >logfile_output

sed 's/111100168.pdf/111100168.pdf 8789 Somewhere/i;'
 logfile_input >logfile_output

It's a batch-mode search-and-replace (make it a script to replace everything
you typically would), which you can periodically run on a Linux server, for
example. I am not sure what you are trying to achieve, but I imagine that
you want to deliver a client a self-explanatory log file.

Hope it helps,


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