Re: PDF tool tip
- It works quite well for me and I have a free version of adobe which I
downloaded from the net.
I'm using Mozilla so maybe that makes the difference.
>Hmm - perhaps it's only in the development version and not in the READER.http://www.afhs.ab.ca
>But it sure makes sense for the Reader to have it.
>ide.pdf - page 17
>Sorry to raise hopes/options that aren't actually available. I should have
>checked which aspect of Adobe PDF product I had open.
>Esp since the development software is pretty expensive - not a software for
>the average home user.
>[mailto:owner-compsigtips@...] On Behalf Of Alastair Preston
>Sent: Monday, July 25, 2005 11:14 PM
>To: compsigtips@...; Judith
>Subject: Re: PDF tool tip
>On Monday July 25 2005 09:18 pm, Judith wrote:
>>Jut realized something nifty about my Acrobat reader - likely just
>>available in version 7.
>>Click on VIEW > TOOLBAR > and then turn on (check) the Zoom toolbar
>>When you do this, you'll have access to a "Loupe" - that's the gadget that
>>jewelers use between their eye and precious stones. In this case, when
>>you've slected the loupe tool and hover over a portion of a pdf file
>>(census image of course), whatever you're hovering over appear as a
>>rectangular object hovering over the background - and become significantly
>>enlarged. Play around with it to change the zoom percentage.
>Hmmmmm. I'm using Adobe Reader 7.0. When I click on VIEW > TOOLBARS and
>the Zoom toolbar, the only tools I see are Zoom in, Zoom out, dynamic zoom,
>and an option to display the zoom toolbar. No sign of a loupe tool. I'm
>wondering if that's that an add-on or a version specific thing?
- On Wednesday July 27 2005 01:15 am, you wrote:
> It works quite well for me and I have a free version of adobe which II've looked at the help file on my copy of Adobe Reader 7, and there's no
> downloaded from the net.
> I'm using Mozilla so maybe that makes the difference.
mention of either the loupe tool or the pan and zoom tool mentioned in the
AC7_Printing guide mentioned by Judith, nor do either show up when I expand
the zoom or zoom tools menus.
I can't see what the browser has to do with it - I've tried looking at files
on my hard disk with the reader by itself and at downloaded files with
Netscape calling the reader.
I suspect it may be only available in certain versions of Adobe Reader 7.
> Judith wrote:
> >Hmm - perhaps it's only in the development version and not in the READER.
> >But it sure makes sense for the Reader to have it.
> >Gu ide.pdf - page 17
> >Sorry to raise hopes/options that aren't actually available. I should
> > have checked which aspect of Adobe PDF product I had open.
> >Esp since the development software is pretty expensive - not a software
> > for the average home user.
> >Judith Rempel