Today many web browsers use a non-Adobe PDF viewer. These PDF viewers do not have the full functionality of Adobe Acrobat Reader. As a result, they can make major errors when opening PDF files and you may not be notified. Currently, our DORA
reports have graphs and checkmarks that require the real Adobe Acrobat Reader.
If Adobe Reader (also called Adobe Acrobat Reader) is not installed on your computer, follow this link first to get it installed.
Get Adobe Reader Now
Follow the links below if your browser is trying to use something other than Adobe Acrobat to open your PDF files.
Safari on OS X
Apple's "PDF viewer" is not the default tool. If it remains so, all of your PDF reports' form fields will be blank. Depending on the version of OSX you use, you may need to view the "detailed instructions" link below. You can also do both if you are not sure which version you are using. Also in general, if you update your OS X version or get a new mac, be sure to update your Acrobat version with the latest patch or update. Adobe Acrobat tends to be sensitive to changes in the OS X version.
See attached file "How to make Chrome use Adobe Acrobat" below.
These instructions will allow you to view PDF files in Firefox using Adobe Acrobat instead of the PDF viewer built into Firefox. The PDF viewer built into Firefox has limited capabilities and will incorrectly view many Let's Go Learn PDF files generated for student reports.
1. Install Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat if it is not already installed.
2. Open Firefox and on the menu bar click on the Firefox
3. Select Options
4. Select the Applications
5. Find Portable Document Format (PDF)
in the list and click on it to select It.
6. Click on the drop-down arrow in the Action column and select “Use Adobe Reader
7. Close the window