Re: HTML Help and linking to PDFs

Subject: Re: HTML Help and linking to PDFs
From: Char James-Tanny <charjtf -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 14:26:18 -0400

Hi, Sharon :-)

> A client is building help with Flare 5. They are linking the HTML-based help
> (webhelp) to PDFs, opening the PDF in a popup window.
> When they preview the help, it works. When they build and test locally, the
> PDFs don't open and no message appears. In the bottom of the browser window,
> they see a Javascript void message.
> Versions 8 and 9 of Acrobat. IE 7 and 8.

By any chance, do the HTML files have the "Mark of the Web"?

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