On 6/4/07, Combs, Richard <richard.combs at polycom.com> wrote:
> Bodvar Bjorgvinsson wrote:
> > I am using the Distiller 7 that came with FM. I also have
> > installed Acrbat 6 pro. The odd thing though is that it seems
> > that FM can see the old joboptions, but Distiller 7 can only
> > see the ones that reside in its own default folder.
> In case Dov Isaacs isn't online today to promptly chastise you, permit
> me. ;-)


You are welcome. And don't you tell me you don't enjoy it! ;-)

> Multiple/mixed Acrobat installations are a very, very bad idea. Dov has
> warned countless times that it can lead to unpredictable and unstable
> behavior. When you installed FM, you should not have installed Distiller
> 7 (assuming you'd prefer the full Acrobat 6 to just Distiller 7).

And it has all been said many times before, _but_ this has usually not
been a problem when you first install the newer version of Distiller
and then the older one.

> Now, you need to completely uninstall both Acrobat 6 and Distiller 7.
> After that's done, either reinstall one, but not the other, or wait
> until you get Acrobat 8, and then install it.
> Do *not* install Acrobat 8 without removing Acrobat 6 and Distiller 7
> first.

And this is exactly what I am going to do. :-)

> I believe the .joboptions files have moved around some in recent
> releases, but I don't recall the details. Google techwr-l.com for
> "joboptions locations" or something like that. I seem to recall having
> to copy my old ones somewhere after moving to Acro 7.
> HTH!
> Richard
> ------
> Richard G. Combs
> Senior Technical Writer
> Polycom, Inc.


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