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Topic: Browser Window reuse?
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 142494
From: mr_bing
Date: 11/9/2005 10:51 PM

Hi!
I am having trouble on a client site. We have PDFs posted that contain links to other pages and Word documents hosted on the site. When a user is within one of the PDFs, and clicks on a link, their existing browser window is used to navigate to that resource.

We need the original IE window to stay where is it, and for Reader to open a new copy of IE to navigate to the resource.

I have tried a "Serving" page; i.e one that opens the link in a new window, and then uses history.back JavaScript to return to the original page.

That works fine, except for (and here's the kicker), on some machines, Reader DOES in fact open a new window. This leaves a nasty blank "Serving" window.

Is there anyway at all to ensure Reader always opens a new browser window? I have of course tried the various settings in Reader and IE regarding new windows.

Any advice would be great on this one.

Thanks :)

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