[OS X TeX] LaTeX presentations in full screen - avoiding Adobe Reader
Gary L. Gray
gray at engr.psu.edu
Mon Nov 19 15:57:22 CET 2007
On Nov 19, 2007, at 9:39 AM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2007, at 9:22 AM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:
>> On Nov 19, 2007, at 6:05 AM, Luis Sequeira wrote:
>>> Being bloated is one of the reasons why I'd like to avoid it.
>>> The fact that it does not behave as a good citizen is the biggest
>>> one... always popping up windows telling me to update (often as I
>>> am in front of an audience...); and stealthily installing its
>>> stuff in my login items is yet another example of bad behavior.
>> Talking of bad citizenship, how do you remove acrobat from being
>> the default web browser? On my Acrobat 7.0 Pro, under preferences/
>> internet, the tab "Display PDF using Acrobat" and "check browser
>> settings when starting Acrobat" are both grayed out. According to
>> the online help, I should be able to change these settings.
> Answering my own question: it seems that manually removing the
> Acrobat plugin from Library/internet does the trick.
While this is no excuse, I suspect Acrobat 7 is "too old" to run under
Leopard. In Acrobat Pro 8.1.1, I am able to change that settings in
With that said, I do agree that Adobe could do a much better job with
its installers, updaters (this process is particularly nasty and
confusing), and the everyday intrusiveness of their software.
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