Acrobat Reader 7.0

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Fri Apr 15 22:25:54 MDT 2005


The real question is does it work for fill-in forms? I would assume so,
and this would be the biggest advantage over current OSS offerings that
I'm aware of.

On Fri, 15 Apr 2005 at 19:06 -0600, Jared Bernard wrote:
> I just installed Adobe's Acrobat Reader mostly because I needed to rotate a 
> pdf because it was scanned sideways and KGhostView didn't have that option. I 
> then opened Xpdf which does have that option but it's lacking in other 
> features that I like, for example the "grab scroll" function and the page 
> layout feature in the left column (which KGhostView did have). 
> 
> I'm really enjoying it. There are huge improvements from the old 5.0 for 
> Linux. Anyway I was just wondering if anyone else has tried the new Acrobat 
> Reader and what they thought of it? I know some of you are strict OSS only, 
> are there any OSS options that have all the features of this new Adobe 
> Reader? 
> 
> I'm obviously not an all OSS guy, I think a good healthy balance of OSS and 
> proprietary software is necessary, even inspite of the recent Bitkeeper 
> thing. Adobe offering this new Acrobat Reader is another building block that 
> can help ease a change to Linux. 
> 
> JB
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