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I cannot view a PDF that is embedded in a Microsoft Word document.

Problem:

I cannot view a PDF that is embedded in a Microsoft Word document.

Please note that this question was posted on the Tracker Software forum. One of our users was trying to view a PDF file that was embedded in a Microsoft Word document as an OLE object. They found that the file would open in Adobe Reader but would not open in PDF-XChange Viewer or PDF-XChange Editor.

Resolution:

This issue arose as a result of an add-in for Microsoft Word that Adobe created. The add-in calls Adobe Reader automatically, as opposed to allowing the system default to take precedence. Unfortunately this means that the behaviour cannot be changed, as it is integral to to the functionality of Microsoft Word.

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