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Make Reader X to always open maximized

Nov 24, 2010 11:06 AM

Is there any possibility to make Reader X to keep main window always maximized when opening a file by double click in XP SP3 Explorer?

 

I am not talking about full screen, I want only to have the main program window maximized.

 

Thank you

 
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    Nov 25, 2010 1:35 AM   in reply to w64bit

    The last state of a application window is saved by the OS automatically.

     

    So, when you reopen Reader it will have the same windows size as the last time it was closed.

     
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    May 13, 2011 7:57 AM   in reply to w64bit

    I have the same problem. Every first time when I open a pdf file, then Adobe reader does not open maximized. The next time I open the same document, Abode Reader opens it maximized or not maximized (depending on the state I closed this particular document)

     

    So, the problem is that with every new pdf file, the first time I open it, Adobe Reader always opens the document NOT maximized.

     

    I've tried changing a whole lot of settings inside Adobe Reader, but none of these settings helped.

     

    PS: why does Adobe Reader needs to make a new version every week ? Can't they make the software in one time right ?

     
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    May 16, 2011 7:29 PM   in reply to w64bit

    A work-around might be to make a Program Item on your desktop.  Then right-mouse click it, select Properties, the Shortcut tab and set Run to "Maximized".

     

    A second version would be to create a Program Item that does "start /max acrobat.exe" or "start /max acrord32.exe" as appropriate, possibly with path information.

     
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    Jun 13, 2011 10:10 AM   in reply to w64bit

    Why do we have to find a "workaround"?  Why can't Adobe just make software that works the way its supposed to?

     
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    Jun 27, 2013 2:39 AM   in reply to imgraftedin

    Every time I open a new pdf file, Reader XI opens it NOT maximised.  How do I stop this happening??  When I open a previously opened pdf it (sometimes) opens it maximised.

     

    Please help!

     
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    Jun 27, 2013 2:39 AM   in reply to z1ts

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