Acrobat Reader XI no longer allows search highlights from an external highlight server. After you conduct your search and open a newspaper file, you may use the Acrobat Reader Find Text tool to locate your search terms within that page.
If you would like to download an older version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can use this link http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/
The default toolbar view mode in Acrobat Reader XI is the Read Mode display, which is a disappearing toolbar. If you mouse over that toolbar and click the squiggly A it will toggle the toolbar to the top, but that goes away with every new PDF you open. To have the toolbar permanently on top, open Acrobat Reader 10 outside of the browser, choose Edit --> Preferences --> Internet, and untick "Display in Read Mode by default", then press OK. You can always minimize that toolbar by clicking the "View File in Read Mode" button, which is a square button with two arrows.
Right click on the toolbar, go to Edit --> Find and that will set the Find Text button (magnifying glass) or the Advance Search button (binoculars) on your toolbar. Feel free to remove the extra buttons you may not need frequently. Access to those tools is available if you right click on the toolbar and select the tool. Add other buttons you may use frequently, like the dynamic zoom tool (magnifying glass), and the image select tool (camera). These changes should stick so you only have to do them once.
At this time the embedded PDF viewer does not allow hit highlighting in ArchivalWare. To disable the Firefox viewer and use the Adobe Reader plugin follow the instructions below:
1. Launch Firefox - In the address bar type about:config (if you see a void warranty message ignore and click "I'll be careful, I promise"). Find the "pdfjs.disabled" parameter in the list and double click to change to "true".
2. From the top menu in Firefox, select Options>Options>Applications and make sure that for Adobe Acrobat Document "Use Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox)" is selected.
Restart Firefox, you should then be able to view pdfs inside Firefox using the Adobe plugin.
If you have Adobe Acrobat installed you must follow the additional step below;
4. From the top menu in Firefox, select Help>Troubleshooting Information. Go to Application Basics, then Profile Folder and click on Show Folder. A window with your profile directory will open. Delete the following two files inside your profiles directory:
Exit Firefox. When you restart Firefox, you should be able to view pdfs inside Firefox using the Adobe plugin.
Go to Edit > Preferences > Search and check the box to "Enable search highlights from external highlight server". This option is by default turned off. It should be turned on to view the highlighted text of the search results.
Right click in a blank space on the Acrobat Reader toolbar, go to More Tools and a box will appear that lists the options:
Select the tools you wish to add to the toolbar. We recommend the Hand Tool, the Marquee Zoom, Zoom In and Zoom Out, Actual Size and Fit Width. You will only need to do this once, and Acrobat Reader will remember your settings across sessions and with different browsers. Click OK to save your changes.
There are many printing options in Acrobat Reader. You can scale the printing to fit the printable area, shrink or fit, or tile large format pages.
Most of the options in the Adobe Acrobat® Print dialog box are the same for other applications, however there will be some minor variations that are operating system specific.
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