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seshu kapalavai
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please tell me how to know the client's current acrobat reader version. so that i want to give an alert of update your acrobat reader like... thanks in advance
 
Ulf Dittmer
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Welcome to JavaRanch.

Acrobat performs this check itself, and will alert the user if a file requires a newer version. What would the check in your code accomplish that Acrobat's check doesn't?

If the application tries to cater to a wide range of users, I'd advise not to use the latest PDF features - maybe stay two versions behind the latest released version.
 
seshu kapalavai
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my problem is i have created a pdf with row colors and text colors by using itext when the client is running the application it is not opening the pdf. but when the user starting the acrobat reader what ever i have generated pdf is appearing in that reader. what could be the problem? if the user having adobe reader 9 my pdf is directly opening.
 
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PDF has supported colors for ages, so it's not a version issue.

Maybe the browser was set to save PDFs to disk instead of opening them?
 
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