Acrobat readme files

Subject: Acrobat readme files
From: Kim Wallace <kwallace -at- NEOSOFT -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 1996 08:44:48 -0500

On Jun 13, Kathy Trainor wrote:
>I am considering distributing a "readme" file in PDF format. I would >like
to have the file show up as an icon in a default (predetermined) >program
group in Windows when the userloads our software.

>(For example, when I loaded Acrobat, the readme files for Acrobat
>Exchange and Acrobat Distiller automatically showed up as icons in the
>Adobe Acrobat program group.)
Kathy, I tested this out. I set up an icon with a PDF I had generated by
creating a new program item. After I entered the path and filename in the
command line field, I was able to select the readme icon with the "Change
Icon" field. Apparently Adobe attaches the icon information to all PDF files.

Your programmers should be able to include the file and the program item in
the program group that the software creates.
Kim Wallace
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