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PDF shows up as a placeholder icon in browser.


This behavior within HeinOnline is seen when you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader functioning as a browser plug-in. To change this setting do the following:

  1. Open Adobe Acrobat Reader
  2. From the menu bar, choose Edit
  3. On the Edit menu, choose Preferences
  4. Choose Options
  5. Under Web Browser Options, make sure Display PDF in Browser is checked
  6. Click OK and close Adobe Acrobat Reader
  7. Recreate/download the PDF from HeinOnline

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