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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 44634] implement show-destination for fo:basic-link
Date Mon, 31 Mar 2008 10:35:18 GMT
https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=44634





--- Comment #9 from Andreas L. Delmelle <adelmelle@apache.org>  2008-03-31 03:35:17
PST ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> Good stuff, Andreas (only a quick glance taken). The only thing that is
> probably missing is a parse method for the intermediate format.

Right. I'll have to adapt AreaTreeParser.setTraits() as well, since the
external-link Trait is no longer a simple String.

> 
> I guess if the Acrobat plug-in does not handle the "NewWindow" flag properly,
> there's not much we can do. It probably needs to be considered a bug in Adobe's
> code.
> 

A bug or a missing feature, indeed. It is also not possible, AFAICT, to open a
different destination in the same document in a new window. Still, if I
interpret correctly, this is the expected behavior for show-destination="new",
no matter whether the destination is internal or external.

[Chris:]
> I'm not sure that behaviour is a bug. Undesirable maybe. My understanding is
> that Adobe Reader plugin uses the option "Display PDF in Browser" under
> Edit\Preferences menu (Internet Tab) to decide whether to open a separate
> window for PDF links or not.

Not exactly. The above option controls whether the plugin is used altogether if
you enter a PDF address in the browser's address bar or click a hyperlink
targeting a PDF. If you disable it, then Adobe Reader or Acrobat is always used
standalone to view PDFs. There is another option that also relates to the
/NewWindow flag. On the General Tab, I have the possibility to disable "Open
cross-document links in the same window". This determines what happens if no
explicit value for the /NewWindow flag is specified. Only, this option does not
influence the behavior in the plugin; only relevant for standalone mode.


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