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Hi all

Does anyone knows how can i make a pdf open automatically in full screen mode?
I assume that it's done trought acrobat, but i counld't find how to...

Thanks in advance

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I can only tell by rough transaltion from my german Adobe Acrobat:

Open File:Properties (CTRL+D/Apple+D)
Go to »View at Start« or something like this …

Then there are »windows-options«:
»Open in Full Screen« or something like that.

Press OK.

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Just as an outsider providing a personal opinion - and who views PDFs of all different types for countless different reasons - I absolutely cannot stand when I've received a pdf that hijacks my computer and automatically opens in full screen because invariably I then have to find my keyboard, hit "esc" and hope I don't spill anything in the process. Not to mention I'm too lazy to see if there's a way I could prevent these things from automatically taking over my screen. That's just my two cents, which in today's market is worth more like slightly under a penny. I would just suggest taking into consideration how some might react to having their screen all but taken over by any potential presentations you're attempting to ... um ... present.

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Nick, this is not true…

You can determine (on a per document-basis, as well as) systemwide which application will be used with certain file types.
In your case. Select a PDF in the Finder. Open its info panel (Command-I).
Change the default program in the “Open with" drop-down. Click “Change All…”.

Easy peasy.

OTOH Preview is a far better behaving program when you need to print your PDF. Acrobats dialogs are hidden in a maze of possibilities.

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Bert Vanderveen BNO

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I make it a practice to have multiple PDF viewers because, especially when dealing with Linux-using clients you need to see how a PDF will render in multiple programs. It's almost like browser wars for a while there, some didn't support transparency, some didn't show certain effects.

I'm typically not a big fan of proprietary solutions that give the creator all of the power and not the user. Like you called it, it is hijacking and if your first impression of a file is a bad one, that really sets the mood for the whole thing.

It's like when you go to a horrible flash website and their stupid ambient techno loop clashes with your beautiful Nine Inch Nails playing in iTunes and you end up having to pause your wonderful song because they didn't have the knowledge or foresight to put a mute music button on the site.

A solution I would consider if I was putting a PDF online or sending to multiple users instead of presenting on my own machine, is to save the PDF as normal and give them advanced warning. As much as I hate splash pages, it would be far more courteous to have a splash page that said something like, This project is designed to look best when viewed fullscreen. Press Control-L or Command-L to enter fullscreen and press esc to return to your desktop. Enjoy!

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