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Thread poster: Vesna Zivcic

Vesna Zivcic  Identity Verified
Local time: 17:16
German to Croatian
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Feb 4, 2004

I have tested this programm and found out that it significantly reduces the usual loading time of Acrobat Reader when opening a PDF document. It can be used for Acrobat Reader versions 3.0 - 6.0.1.
You can check it yourself, it's freeware.


http://www.tnk-bootblock.co.uk/prods/misc/index.php

http://www.softonic.com/ie/31210

[Edited at 2004-02-04 10:09]


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PAS  Identity Verified
Local time: 17:16
English to Polish
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Nice Feb 4, 2004

but....
There are some things you can do in Reader itself to speed up loading, namely:

Get rid of the splash screen: Edit > Preferences > Startup > Display splash screen

Change settings in Edit > Preferences > Internet:

uncheck 'Display PDF in browser' and 'Check browser settings'. check 'allow fast web view'.

These work for me and have visibly, if not dramatically increased PDF loading times.

cheers,
Pawel Skalinski


OOOOPPSS! DECREASED loading times!!!

[Edited at 2004-02-04 11:29]


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Michael Hesselnberg  Identity Verified
Local time: 17:16
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No, sorry Feb 4, 2004

[quote]Vesna Zivcic wrote:

I have tested this program a week ago and I didn't note any amelioration.
Perhaps the computer configuration ? I don't know.I am totally ignorant with IT!
Best regards
Michael


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Vesna Zivcic  Identity Verified
Local time: 17:16
German to Croatian
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Time-saving for me Feb 4, 2004

Michael Hesselnberg wrote:
I have tested this program a week ago and I didn't note any amelioration.


Before this programm, I used to get impatient while AR was loading all the plug-ins. Now I notice that I don't have to wait any more.


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Sylvain Leray  Identity Verified
Local time: 17:16
Member (2003)
German to French
Thanks Pawel! Feb 4, 2004

It works quite nice! Very useful info, thank you.
Sylvain

PAS wrote:

but....
There are some things you can do in Reader itself to speed up loading, namely:

Get rid of the splash screen (Edit > Preferences > Startup > Display splash screen

Change settings in Edit > Preferences > Internet:

uncheck 'Display PDF in browser' and 'Check browser settings'. check 'allow fast web view'.

These work for me and have visibly, if not dramatically increased PDF loading times.

cheers,
Pawel Skalinski


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Jörgen Slet  Identity Verified
Estonia
Local time: 18:16
English to Estonian
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I have manually removed plugins that I don't need Feb 4, 2004

This has helped a lot.

Another thing that has helped, I don't know why, is opening an empty Reader window first and then clicking on the file.


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Michael Hesselnberg  Identity Verified
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Many thanks! Feb 4, 2004

The advices of Pavel were very good, the speed of Acrobate Reader nearly doubled.
Best regards
Michael


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