Planet PDF Forum Archive

Planet PDF ForumWowsers! This is page is old, head to the LIVE Planet PDF Forum. It features more than 10 conferences, covering everything from beginner to in-depth developer and pre-press discussions. If you wish to continue... one & two archive covers 1999-2011 (160,000 pages).

New Forum | Previous | Next | (P-PDF) Developers

Topic: Re: Loading Adobe acrobat as a stand alone application
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57661
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:27 PM

At 9:20 AM -0400 4/5/01, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I need to load adobe acrobat as a stand alone application (easy you
>will say), but (that's where it becomes harder) only for one pdf
>link (or one explorer session), not everytime by marking the button
>on general properties in acrobat.

The ONLY way that I can think to do this is if you can get
your users to do a bit of configuration on their browsers AND if you
had control over the server's MIME handling configuration. In this
scenario, what I would do is to create a new (variant) MIME type for
PDF that is set in the browser to "run app" rather than "use plugin"
and then for that file in question have the server send that MIME
type instead of the standard PDF one.

Leonard Rosenthol
Sr. Software Engineer (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Digital Applications (215) 440-0504 (fax)

PGP Fingerprint: 8CC9 8878 921E C627 0BC1 15BB FC19 64A9 0016 1397

PDF In-Depth Free Product Trials Ubiquitous PDF

Debenu Aerialist

The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link...

Download free demo

Debenu PDF Tools Pro

It's simple to use and will let you preview and edit PDF files, it's a Windows application that makes...

Download free demo

Five visions of a PDF Day

In the world of PDFs or as we like to say Planet (of) PDF, a year isn't a real PDF year without an intense few days of industry knowledge sharing.

May 15, 2018
Platinum Sponsor

Search Planet PDF
more searching options...
Planet PDF Newsletter
Most Popular Articles
Featured Product

Debenu PDF Aerialist

The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link control. Take Acrobat to the next level.


Adding a PDF Stamp Comment

OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.