SJU computers are now being configured with the Adobe Acrobat Reader plug-in to make in-browser behavior of PDF documents more consistent. Regardless of your computer’s platform or whether you use Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari, you will be able to accurately preview PDF documents in a browser window or tab without having to download and open the PDF in a separate application.
Clicking the link to a PDF file in your web browser opens a new browser tab or window with the content of the PDF document. To properly save or print the PDF, you must use the tool buttons provided by the Adobe Reader plug-in rather than your web browser’s menu commands.
The appearance and behavior of the tool bar will vary a bit depending on the version of your software, but the concepts remain consistent. You’ll see controls for navigating a multi-page document, downloading and saving, and printing are represented by buttons in an anchored tool bar at the top of your PDF window, or a floating tool bar in the lower quarter of your PDF window.
If you do not see the row of buttons anchored to the top of your PDF browser window, move your cursor over the content in the PDF window and the floating tool bar will become visible.