Thursday, March 03, 2005

Fix for Acrobat 7 bug: cannot display PDF in Safari

Macintouch report - Acrobat 7

I've run into this bug. On my 10.3.8 G3 iBook installing Acrobat 7 results in blank pages instead of a PDF display when I open a PDF file in Safari. Here's a fix I'll try:
"For Safari, Acrobat 7 attempts to 'take over' the chore of displaying PDF's from the default program. For some reason, this does not work, and Safari is left unable to display PDF's at all.

I would bet good money that Tom will find the following file on his system: /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/AdobePDFViewer.plugin

If he deletes that file, Safari should then be able to display PDF's again (via

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