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Windows 7: pdf file icon, access attachments

25 Jan 2010   #1

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pdf file icon, access attachments

I have seen some discussion concerning Acrobat 9 and file icons, but honestly, I couldn't follow most of it, besides, I want to do the opposite.
there are two steps to what I'm trying to do:
1) get PDF files to consistenly use the thumbnail of page 1 as the file icon
2) get access 2007 to display this thumbnail in an attachment (data type) field in a form
for step 1, some of my PDF's will show thumbnails as icons, others not and I do not know why. they are all handled with the same version of Acrobat 9 Professional and thumbnails display just fine within the opened file or in a PDF portfolio. I know how to set the folder options for icons vs thumbnails and again, some files do show the thumbnails, others in the same folder,not.
for step 2 I have not idea how to even start on that.
Any help would be appreciated!!
Susanne

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30 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 64 bit build 7600
 
 

Welcome to seven forums~! ON BEHALF OF EVERYONE HERE REALLY SORRY THAT IT TOOK SO LONG TO RESPOND.
I always thought that by default, acrobat loads the first page as the thumbnail.
Have you downloaded the lastest version?

Sorry, im really no help. Its just that nobody is responding to you >.<
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31 Jan 2010   #3

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Thank you, hey at least I know everything did get posted and it wasn't just my imagination
I am using Acrobat professional 9, but I think the files are created by/show different versions in their file properties listing which might have something to do with that. However, I thought if I opened and saved the file in version 9, it should be saved as 9, and I also tried to save it in different versions, to no avail. Adobe is not very good in their support, or else I just haven't found the right place/person to ask.
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