moderated Re: Avoiding that "open parent document" button in Adobe.

Douglas C. DeCamp

The solution Ann Byrne provided earlier will get rid of the Open parent document and cause PDF's opened in Internet Explorer to be opened in Adobe Reader. This is the standard solution for IE.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Tim Ford
Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:36 AM
Subject: Re: Avoiding that "open parent document" button in Adobe.

Thanks very much for the tip! I just checked using Chrome, and it works just like you describe. So Chrome is the clear solution. I would still like to get IE configured to give me a solution like Chrome uses. Does anyone know how I can do that?

Tim Ford

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of John Covici
Sent: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:44 PM
Subject: Re: Avoiding that "open parent document" button in Adobe.

I am using firefox or chrome and do not get this at all, it gives me the option to save the file or open it in my current default reader.
My only problem is that sometimes when I open the document, I don't get anything, but it usually works.

On Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:55:59 -0500,
Shirley Tracy wrote:

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-->class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal>I’m having the same issues. I
-->can’t seem to make it work. I need to read my prior bank
-->statements. They are only available in PDF. I’m sick of that Open
-->Parent Window button. It does nothing.</p><p class=MsoNormal>
--></p><p class=MsoNormal> </p><p
-->class=MsoNormal>Shirley</p><p class=MsoNormal> </p><p
-->class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Shirley
-->Tracy</p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><div
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-->style='border:none;padding:0in'><b>From: </b><a
-->href="mailto:don.mauck@...">Don Mauck</a><br><b>Sent:
--></b>Tuesday, February 11, 2020 6:46 PM<br><b>To: </b><a
-->ct: </b>Re: Avoiding that &quot;open parent document&quot; button
-->in Adobe.</p></div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p
-->class=MsoNormal><span style='color:#1F497D'>Tim, you can change it
-->in the Window settings App.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p
-->class=MsoNormal><span style='color:#1F497D'>You might need to do a
-->search in the Apps search box for “default”, chose Default Files.
-->There are a lot of extensions in the group, but you can tab until
-->you finally &nbsp;get to PDF. The default will be Edge, press inter
-->then find your choice and press inter.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p
-->class=MsoNormal><span style='color:#1F497D'>Usually you can
-->highlight a file, press the applications key and look for “open
-->With,” but I didn’t see it on the PDF file I
-->chose.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span
-->style='border:none;border-top:solid #E1E1E1 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0in
-->0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal><b>From:</b> Tim Ford
-->&lt;ttford@...&gt; <br><b>Sent:</b> Tuesday, February 11,
-->2020 4:24 PM<br><b>To:</b><br><b>Subject:</b>
-->Avoiding that &quot;open parent document&quot; button in
-->Adobe.<o:p></o:p></p></div></div><p class=MsoNormal><span
-->style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New
-->class=MsoNormal><span style='color:#1F497D'>Hi
-->All,<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span
-->class=MsoNormal><span style='color:#1F497D'>When I am using
-->Internet Explorer and press on a link that goes to a PDF document,
-->it opens with only a button to “open parent document”.&nbsp; Try as
-->I might, nothing happens, and I cannot get to the document.&nbsp;
-->The type of link is one where it does not give me the option of
-->saving the target.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p><p
-->class=MsoNormal><span style='color:#1F497D'>How can I set things up
-->so I either get the option of opening or saving, or that the
-->document opens with Adobe.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p
-->class=MsoNormal><span style='color:#1F497D'>Tim
-->Ford<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span
-->class=MsoNormal></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span
-->style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New

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