Web/PDF Advice sought

Subject: Web/PDF Advice sought
From: David Blyth <dblyth -at- QUALCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 1996 15:03:34 -0700

>I've made the pdf documents and provided links to them from a web page.
>But, when I link to the pdf doc from the web page, code gobbledy gook
>appears in the browser window (Netscape). Netscape does download the pdf
>file onto my hardrive, and I can then open that pdf file with Adobe Reader.

A) Select "Options --> General Preferences" from the Navigator 2 menu

B) Select "Helpers"

C) Make sure "Acrobat" is somewhere on your list, specifying
each item as needed:

MIME type: Application/PDF
Application: Acrobat
Action: Launch Application
Extensions: PDF

My guess is that your "Action" setting is currently "Save" instead
of "Launch Application".


David (The Man) Blyth
Technical Writer & Web Site Designer
QUALCOMM

The usual disclaimers apply - QUALCOMM isn't that crazy.

Blodo Poa Maximus
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