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Issues addressed by the Acrobat 6.0.1 update and Adobe Reader 6.0.1

The Adobe Acrobat 6.0.1 update and Adobe Reader 6.0.1 fix a number of problems discovered after Acrobat 6.0 and Adobe Reader 6.0 were released.

You can download the Acrobat 6.0.1 update and Adobe Reader 6.0.1 from the Adobe Web site:

-- If you use Acrobat Standard or Professional, download the update to Acrobat 6.0.1 Standard or Professional at www.adobe.com/support/downloads/main.html.

-- If you use Adobe Reader, download Adobe Reader 6.0.1 at www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html .

The following table lists the issues addressed by the Acrobat 6.0.1 update and Adobe Reader 6.0.1.

Platform
Category
Issue Addressed
Adobe
Reader
Acrobat Standard
Acrobat
Professional
Windows
Browser
PDF files can now be opened from secured (HTTPS) Web sites that use Netegrity site management software.
X
X
X
Windows,Mac OS
eBooks
eBook activation is
simplified.
X
X
X
Windows,Mac OS
Multimedia
PictureTasks functionality has been improved.
X
X
X
Windows,Mac OS
General
Erroneous alert that reported that a font has an invalid encoding and that some glyphs may not appear has been fixed. (Applies only to PDF files created in Mac OS X).
X
X
X
Windows,Mac OS
General
Euro symbol now appears properly in older PDF files.
X
X
X
Windows,Mac OS
Accessibility
Read Out Loud no longer causes Acrobat or Adobe Reader to crash.
X
X
X
Windows,Mac OS
General
PDF files created by IBM iSeries 820 systems now open properly.
X
X
X
Windows,Mac OS
General
PDF files created by earlier versions of Acrobat now open and display properly.
X
X
X
Windows,Mac OS
General
Go to View links created in Acrobat 5.05 now work properly.
X
X
X
Windows,Mac OS
Printing
PDF files created with InDesign (J) that contain embedded fonts now print properly to PostScript printers.
X
X
X
Windows,Mac OS
General
Registration marks now appear correctly.
X
X
X
Windows,Mac OS
General
Reader Update feature now works as designed.
X


Windows,Mac OS
Forms
Addresses issues with setting tab order when creating PDF forms in Acrobat Professional.


X
Windows
Accessibility
Signature fields now vocalize properly in WindowEyes when Microsoft Active Accessibility (MSAA)

mode is off.
X
X
X
Windows
Accessibility
Tabbing into check box fields when using JAWS 4.51 Screen Reader now works properly.
X
X
X
Windows
Accessibility
Screen readers now read values of check boxes and radio buttons correctly when they change.
X
X
X
Windows
Accessibility
Screen readers now read the Navigation Tabs when you use the arrow keys to move through them.
X
X
X
Windows
Accessibility
Pressing F1 no longer causes WindowEyes to hang.
X
X
X
Windows
Accessibility
Closing and opening the bookmarks panel no longer causes Acrobat to crash.
X
X
X
Windows
Accessibility
Changes made to default reading order to improve performance when reading non-tagged PDF files.
X
X
X
Windows
Accessibility
Tables tagged by Microsoft Word are now accessible to screen readers.
X
X
X
Windows
Browser
JavaScript links now work properly when viewing a PDF file in a browser where the Web page contains frames.
X
X
X
Windows
Multimedia
PDF files that contain externally referenced media files now play properly within Microsoft Internet Explorer.
X
X
X
Windows
Multimedia
Export and edit functions work properly when using Picture Tasks.
X
X
X
Windows
PDF Creation
PDFMaker now supports Microsoft Office 2003 for Windows (Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel).

X
X
Windows
PDF Creation
PDFMaker now supports Autodesk AutoCAD 2004.


X
Windows
PDF Creation
PDFMaker now supports Microsoft Visio 2003 for Windows.


X
Windows
Collaboration
Addresses several issues with Microsoft Outlook integration, such as the appearance of multiple alerts when sending e-mail based reviews.

X
X
Windows
Collaboration
Addresses several issues with importing comments from a PDF file into Microsoft Word.

X
X
Mac OS
Platform Support
Supports Mac OS X v10.3 (Panther).
X
X
X
Mac OS
Multimedia
Acrobat and Reader no longer crash at the end of a Photoshop Album-created slideshow.
X
X
X
Mac OS
General
CoolType font smoothing now works properly.
X
X
X
Mac OS
General
Show/Hide Menu Bar keyboard shortcut (F9) changed to resolve a conflict with Expose's default shortcut option.
X
X
X
Mac OS
Security
You can now set Security methods in the Document Properties dialog box.
X
X
X
Mac OS
Search
Links in Search Results
window now work properly.
X
X
X
Mac OS
Printing
Acrobat and Adobe Reader no longer crash when faxing from the Print dialog box in Mac OS X v10.3 (Panther).
X
X
X
Mac OS
General
Currency symbols now appear correctly in all languages.
X
X
X
Mac OS
Printing
Better performance when printing to non-PostScript printers.
X
X
X
Mac OS
Search
Better performance when searching multiple local PDF files.
X
X
X
Mac OS
PDF Creation
Addresses numerous issues for Distiller on Mac OS, including support for Mac OS X v10.3, and issues with security and color settings.

X
X


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Last edited - 07/14/2004

 

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