Re: Adobe Search Query problem

Subject: Re: Adobe Search Query problem
From: dmbrown -at- brown-inc -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2004 09:23:39 -0800

Vicki Thomas wrote:

On welcome.html, user clicks the Search link. The search.pdf file opens. On search.pdf, user clicks the Search button. This button activates the
Adobe Search query process.
In the Search pop-up, user enters search terms and clicks search. The search results are displayed. The user selects the first result in the
list and clicks View.
Nothing happens - Adobe does not display the file.
If step 1 is bypassed, i.e. the user goes straight to search.pdf and
completes steps 2-4, Adobe does display the file.

If I understand correctly, it works if you open search.pdf directly, but not if you open search.pdf from a link in welcome.html.

That suggests a difference between Adobe Reader and the Adobe Acrobat PDFViewer plug-in for your HTML browser.

It wouldn't be the only difference, either: for example, Ctrl+F frequently frustrates people reading PDF files in a browser window.



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