Newspaper Tips & Tricks

How to Disable PDF/A Mode

If you are having trouble viewing any PDFs try disabling PDF/A mode. This usually fixes any issues with viewing documents.

  1. Open Adobe Reader 9 (Start > All Programs > Adobe Reader 9)

  2. Click on Edit > Preferences.

  3. In the Preferences window, click on the “Documents” category on the left side category listing.

  4. Change the PDF/A View Mode drop down menu from “Only for PDF/A documents” to “Never”.


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