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PDFs in Explorer
Authored by: Pat_Gilmour on Dec 13, '01 10:40:10AM

Any idea how to change the default PDF app of your system to Acrobat Reader? And particularly in Explorer? I've set up all the mime types, app helper stuff to be Acrobat and it still opens with Preview
Thanks,
Pat GIlmour



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PDFs in Explorer
Authored by: andya on Dec 13, '01 11:21:07AM
to change all your pdf's so that they open with acrobat reader, select a pdf in the finder, get information (apple+i), go to 'open with application' in the drop-down menu, select acrobat from the icon next to preview, click the 'change all' button. now your pdf's will open with acrobat reader when double-clicked in the finder. i don't believe there's a acrobat reader plug-in for ie (check your /Library/Internet Plug-Ins folder), so they won't open within ie. acrobat has that 'check for plug-in' thing when it fires up (or you can check manually). one adobe plug-in that does work in ie is for svg (4.6mb).

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