moderated Re: Jaws 2018 or 2019 with Adobe acrobat xi standard
Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
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Hi, Adrian. I find that, if the pdf document is text-based, Edge does well, but if the pdf needs OCR scanning such as goes on in JAWS, if a document shows up as "empty" in Adobe DC, Edge just shows a couple of graphics, and won't read the content at all.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Adrian Spratt
Sent: Saturday, October 31, 2020 10:53 AM
Subject: Re: Jaws 2018 or 2019 with Adobe acrobat xi standard
Now that you’ve made yourself into our resident browser expert, thanks to your well-received book, I’m curious how you feel about Edge’s handling of PDF files. I’ve always opened them in Adobe Reader, but the other day I opened one in Edge. It was a credit card statement, and Edge laid it out exactly as it should be. Adobe Reader had never done so with these statements, and I’d tried a variety of AR settings. I’m considering making Edge the new default for all PDF files.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of David Kingsbury
Simplest would be to install Acrobat DC. Adobe probably doesn’t even support the XI version any more.