[OS X TeX] LaTeX presentations in full screen - avoiding Adobe Reader
Gary L. Gray
gray at engr.psu.edu
Mon Nov 19 15:59:10 CET 2007
On Nov 19, 2007, at 9:52 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
> 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.
> I seem to remember that this is not enough because it keeps being
> reinstalled behind your back. But I can't remember what I did to get
> rid of it for good. Something drastic I suppose.
You could probably put a locked file (a plain text file will suffice)
with the same name as the plug-in in the location of the plug-in --
that usually does the trick in cases like this.
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