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Re: SVG plugin disapeared after acrobat upgrade

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  • Paton J. Lewis
    ... None. Adobe SVG Viewer only shipped with Acrobat Reader 5. Adobe SVG Viewer has not shipped with any other major version of Acrobat Reader, including 6 and
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 27, 2005
      --- In svg-developers@yahoogroups.com, "Rick Bullotta" <Rick.
      Bullotta@l...> wrote:
      > Pat:
      >
      > What version is included in Acrobat Reader 7.X?

      None. Adobe SVG Viewer only shipped with Acrobat Reader 5. Adobe SVG
      Viewer has not shipped with any other major version of Acrobat Reader,
      including 6 and 7.

      Pat

      > I had quite a few problems
      > after installing 7.X, and had to go back and manually "over-install"
      3.0.2
      > to get things working properly again...
      >
      > Any insights?
      >
      > Rick Bullotta
      > CTO
      > Lighthammer Software (http://www.lighthammer.com)
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Paton J. Lewis [mailto:paton_lewis@y...]
      > Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2005 2:39 PM
      > To: svg-developers@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [svg-developers] Re: SVG plugin disapeared after acrobat
      upgrade
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In svg-developers@yahoogroups.com, "jeffnoll2000" <jeff.noll@h..
      .>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > After just rolling out an application that uses SVG images I'm
      > > running into a problem with random people not having the plugin
      for
      > > IE available. As far as I can tell it is somehow related with CSC
      > > (they manage all our desktops) upgrading everyone from Acrobat
      > Reader
      > > 5.0 to 6, or patching 6 up to 6.0.2
      > >
      > > Am I correct in the assumption that everyone who has Acrobat
      Reader
      > 5
      > > and above should have this plugin available for IE? I've stumbled
      > > across a few posts saying it is part of the Reader, Illustrator,
      or
      > > even Photoshop install.
      >
      > Jeff,
      >
      > Unfortunately that's not quite correct. Adobe SVG Viewer 2.0 shipped
      > with Acrobat and Acrobat Reader 5.x, but no version of Adobe SVG
      > Viewer ships with Acrobat or Adobe Reader 6 or higher.
      >
      > >
      > > Of course the real problem is that CSC has the desktops so shut
      down
      > > that 99% of the people can't install the plugin on their own. When
      > > they try to install the SVGView.exe (I've tried V2, v3, and V6)
      they
      > > get a 'Must be Adminstrator to install' blurb.
      >
      > There was a bug in the Adobe SVG Viewer Windows installer which
      > prevented installation on Windows XP systems even when the user had
      > administrator privileges. In this case the installer incorrectly
      > identified the user as not being an administrator. This bug existed
      in
      > Adobe SVG Viewer installers 1.0 through 3.01, and 6.0 PR1.
      >
      > This bug was fixed in the Adobe SVG Viewer 3.02 installer, which is
      > available here: http://www.adobe.com/svg/viewer/install/
      >
      > >
      > > Can anyone confirm that it should be part of the Acrobat Reader
      > > install? If so perhaps I can raise a stink and get them to fix it.
      >
      > We would be happy to receive feedback on how we can make the Adobe
      > Reader more useful to you. To make sure your request goes to the
      right
      > place, please fill out this on-line form: http://www.adobe.com/
      > support/feature.html
      >
      > > Or, is there a trick I can do to get the plugin installed on my
      own?
      > > Even if it's something like taking my install and zipping it
      > together
      > > and making my own installer.
      >
      > Unfortunately the EULA for Adobe SVG Viewer does not permit this. If
      > the latest installer of Adobe SVG Viewer (version 3.02) does not
      > address your problem, then please contact customer support and we
      may
      > be able to provide further assistance.
      >
      > http://support.adobe.com/devsup/devsup.nsf/svgkb.htm
      >
      > Pat
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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