[texhax] Getting pdfLaTeX to use latest version of Acrobat

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Nov 7 16:00:39 CET 2005

> When I open the same file from Windows explorer, it opens it as an
> Adobe 7 document.
> If I look at it in explorer, it shows up as an Adobe 7 document, as
> well.  
> So pdfLaTeX seems to be writing it as an Adobe 7 document, but opening
> the file with Adobe 5.....

pdflatex _doesn't_ open its output pdf file with anything.

it may be that the shell you're using conflates pdflatex and "open
with ar5": i suggest you investigate the programming of buttons in
your shell (or whatever the wording is).

More information about the texhax mailing list