Re: Saving an pdf file


James Gashel
 

Hi Bill/all:

 

I have been following the messages in this thread but find that I do have a question.

 

My default PDF reader is Adobe acrobat DC. I use this to have the capability to edit PDF forms and other PDF files.

 

I am completely new to using Adobe acrobat, rather than adobe reader.

 

When I try to access a PDF document online through Internet explorer, and the PDF displays, I find that all JAWS will do is to say something like “open parent document button.” When I press enter, hoping to access the text with JAWS, all I get is “blank” when I arrow up or down.

 

Any advice/thoughts please? Perhaps I need to install an extension?

 

 

Best,

 

James Gashel

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 10:32 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Saving an pdf file

 

Hi, Tom. Make sure Adobe Reader DC is your default program to open pdf files. This can be done by searching for the word default in the start menu.

 

Bill White

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of T. Civitello
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 8:52 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Saving an pdf file

 

Trouble is there is no mention of adobe reader or Adobe Acrobat in the add on regardless if I select “all” or currently selected” or any other category.  Tom

 

From: Bill White

Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 7:01 AM

Subject: Re: Saving an pdf file

 

Hi, Tom. Once in Internet Explorer:

 

1. Press ALT plus T for Tools.

2. Arrow down to Manage AddOns, and press ENTER.

3. Make sure you are displaying all AddOns, it should look like this:

 

Toolbars and Extensions radio button checked

 

All add-ons

 

4. Disable any AddOns which pertain to Adobe.

 

That’s it.

 

Bill White

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of T. Civitello
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2018 2:52 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Saving an pdf file

 

 

I personally hate having PDFs opened inside a web browser and promptly change the browser settings to have it pass off any PDF files to open with my system PDF viewer.

Any idea where I can find this in IE 10? Thanks Tom

 

Sent: Monday, December 10, 2018 2:35 PM

Subject: Re: Saveing an pdf file

 

On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 03:37 PM, Nino Dagostino wrote:

There is this book about linux  in the email if you click on the link it opens a pdf file.

The question also arises:  Where/How does it open it?

Depending on how you have your browser set up it might open up in the browser or the file can be handed off to whatever you have set as your system's default PDF viewer.  If the latter, you can use the Save As feature of the system PDF viewer (e.g., Adobe Acrobat DC).  If the former, there's generally a download control in the browser's PDF presenter, but I haven't played with getting to that control via screen reader.

I personally hate having PDFs opened inside a web browser and promptly change the browser settings to have it pass off any PDF files to open with my system PDF viewer.
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