Adobe PDF

To Set Adobe PDF as your Default PDF Application on a MacBook

First install Adobe Reader and set Adobe Reader as your default viewer application.

  1. Download an Adobe Portfolio PDF file (http://docs.bartonccc.edu/bartonplanning/training/pcd/ )
  2. Find the file you download then click once with the mouse to highlight then, Hold the control key and click on the file
  3. Click on Info
  4. Click on Open with:
  5. Set Adobe as default

Configure Safari to use Adobe's plug-in:

  1. Choose Safari > Preferences > Security > Internet plug-ins
  2. Click Website Settings.
  3. Select Adobe Reader.
  4. Navigate to When Visiting Other Website.
  5. Change to Always Allow.
  6. Choose Done.
  7. Close and re-open browser

Configure Firefox to use Adobe's plug-ins

  1. Firefox copying about:preferences#applications and pasting in URL space or go to Preferences - Applications
  2. Click on PDF file select Use Adobe Acrobat
  3. Close and re-open browser

Configure Chrome to use Adobe's plug-ins

  1. Disable PDF plugins by copying chrome://plugins and pasting in the URL space
  2. Then under Chrome PDF Viewer click Disable
  3. Open an Adobe Portfilio PDF file (http://docs.bartonccc.edu/bartonplanning/training/pcd/ )
  4. Click on the arrow next to the PDF file in the download shelf (Lower Left Corner) and select "Always open files with system viewer"
  5. Close and re-open browser

For PC or Terminal Server use:

  1. First Install Adobe Reader and set Adobe Reader as your default viewer application.
  2. Download an Adobe Portfolio PDF file (http://docs.bartonccc.edu/bartonplanning/training/pcd/ )
  3. Find the file you download then click once with the mouse to highlight, right click
  4. Click on Open with:
  5. Select Adobe Acrobat Reader

Configure FireFox to use Adobe’s plug-ins:

  1. Firefox copying about:preferences#applications and pasting in URL space or go to Preferences - Applications
  2. Click on PDF file > Content type > Action > in the drop down box select Use Adobe Reader
  3. Close and re-open browser

Configure Chrome to use Adobe's plug-ins:

  1. Disable PDF plugins by copying chrome://plugins and pasting in the URL space
  2. Then under Chrome PDF Viewer click Disable
  3. Open an Adobe Portfilio PDF file (http://docs.bartonccc.edu/bartonplanning/training/pcd/ )
  4. Click on the arrow next to the PDF file in the download shelf (Lower Left Corner) and select "Always open files with system viewer"
  5. Close and re-open browser

Windows 10

Change Edge to IE 11 to use Adobe’s plug-ins:

  1. Change Edge to IE 11
  2. Go to Start > Settings > System > Default Apps > Web Browser
  3. Click on Edge, in the pop-up, select on Internet Explorer
  4. Close out
  5. Go to Start
  6. Right Click Internet Explorer and Click on More
  7. Pin to Taskbar
  8. Open Internet Explorer and open pdf

If you still having problems opening pdf in IE then continue on to these steps:

  1. Start
  2. Control Panel
  3. Default Programs
  4. Choose “Associate a file type or protocol with a program”
  5. Find “.pdf” in the list of file associations, select
  6. Double click to Change Program
  7. Choose Adobe Reader from the list
  8. Click OK
  9. Go back to Internet Explorer and open pdf