Zope large PDF question
greg at brondo.com
Mon Apr 7 17:00:01 CEST 2003
David Currie wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> I am having some problems serving large(ish) PDF files from Zope.
> Basically, Acrobat Reader seems to hang trying to open a PDF directly
> from a Zope server when used as an IE plugin. Downloading the file
> with right-click/save-as works fine, opening the file in the plugin
> when it is stored on an Apache server on the same machine and opening
> the file from the same place also works without any problems. So it
> looks like the Reader plugin does not play well with Zope. Does
> anyone have any ideas on why this could be happening? Does Zope have
> problems transferring large files under some circumstances?
> Any ideas/fixes would be much appreciated. :)
> David Currie
Actually, you're probably hitting the same bug I did with IE. It's
documented in MS's knowledge base. Try this: In acrobat under General
Prefs you should be able to set acrobat to NOT open the document in IE.
Instead, it will open in a standalone acrobat. Try that and see if it
fixes the problem.
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