I have Acrobat 8 and Reader XI, and both open multiple
copies using the 'newly learned' [New Window] trick. Cool!
73, Garey - K4OAH
Glen Allen, VA
Don Black wrote:
> I have Adobe Acrobat 7 and Foxit 2.2 . I can only
open one copy of a document at a time as described with
> can have multiple copies open with Foxit (I have
three open at the moment).
> Don Black.
> On 27-Sep-13 10:58 PM, David Holland wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 12:21 AM, Artek Manuals
>> ArtekManuals comments interspersed below
>> On 9/26/2013 10:17 PM, Robin Whittle wrote:
>>> It would drive me bananas trying to work with
service manuals on a
>>> screen, no matter how big. Firstly I would
need multiple such screens
>>> because I frequently want to look at several
pages at once
>> /The ability to open multiple pages in the same
document simultaneously would be a useful benefit. Being
>> open the theory of operation section and the
schematic at the same time for example. Adobe
>> allows you open one copy of the file at a time
(Foxit and other PDF Reader users please weigh in here).
>> a work around simply make a 2nd copy of the file
and then rename it ( as an example : 7633-osm.pdf and
>> 7633-osm-1.pdf) both files can be open
simultaneously and if your monitor is big enough, they can
be run side
>> by side , but tiling also works for flipping back
>> That's not entirely accurate Dave..... :-)
>> You can have the same document opened multiple
times without duplicating the file, in Adobe, however, its
>> via the File menu.
>> Open the document, w/ Adobe, as usual. Then go to
the "Window" menu, and select "New Window". You get a 2nd
>> window w/ the same document.
>> I just verified it with Adobe Reader 9, and the
latest Adobe Reader 11.
>> As for paper vs electronic. Personally I prefer
both. The electronic for portability. Paper for actual
>> Even with multiple windows, and large screens,
flipping back and forth just "seems" more difficult.