Acrord32.exe Options

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Acrord32.exe Options
You can open a Portable Document File (PDF) via Acrord32.exe and a command line. (computer girl image by PD-Images.com from Fotolia.com)

Acrord32.exe, also known as Adobe Reader, lets you view Portable Document Format (PDF) files on your Windows, Mac or Linux system. The application is free and runs directly from a command line or by clicking on the program's icon. To run specific options for the Acrord32.exe program, you must enter the option after entering Acrord32.exe on a command line. Using the command line offers you an array of options for opening and printing a PDF file.

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Opening Option

To a open a PDF using Acrord32.exe from a command line, enter "AcroRd32.exe XXXX.pdf" with "XXXX" representing the name of your PDF file. Press "Enter" or "Return" to execute the command. The PDF will open within a Adobe Reader dialogue box.

Print Directly Option

To print a PDF file directly from a command line using Acrord32.exe, enter

"AcroRd32.exe /N /T XXXX.pdf PrinterName [ PrinterDriver [ PrinterPort ] ]" with "XXXX" representing the name of your PDF file. You must enter your printer's driver name and the port the printer is on. Press "Enter" or "Return" to execute the command and print the file.

Print With a Dialogue Box Option

To a print a PDF file via a "Print" dialogue box from a command line, enter "AcroRd32.exe /P XXXX.pdf" with "XXXX" representing the name of your PDF file. Your printer's dialogue box will appear on your computer's screen. Click "OK" to print the file.

Opening PDF to a Specific Page Option

To open a PDF file to a specific page within the document, enter "AcroRd32.exe /A "page=7=OpenActions" XXXX.pdf" with "XXXX" representing the name of your PDF file. Press "Enter" or "Return" to execute the command and open the PDF.

Opening PDF in a New Adobe Reader Window Option

To open a PDF in a new Adobe Reader window while the application is currently open in the background, enter "AcroRd32.exe /N XXXX.pdf" with "XXXX" representing the name of your PDF file. Press "Enter" or "Return" to execute the command.

Opening PDF With Navigation Pane and Specific Search Term

To open a PDF within Adobe Reader with the navigation pane open, the text zoomed out to 50 per cent and a specific search term active, enter "AcroRd32.exe /A "zoom=50&navpanes=1=OpenActions&search=XXX" XXXX.pdf" with "XXX" representing the specific search term and "XXXX" representing the name of your PDF file. Press "Enter" or "Return" to execute the command.

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