Answered By: Emily Dahlen
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2016     Views: 373

Most PDF problems can be resolved by updating or re-installing Adobe Reader.  


If you cannot view or print the article, save the PDF to your computer (see a tutorial on how to save the PDF to your computer), then view or print the saved article.


For help with specific PDF issues, view the PDF Help Page.  Issues covered in this guide include:

  • saving and printing
  • viewing on a Mac
  • missing toolbars
  • blank or missing PDFs
  • PDFs written in gibberish
  • error messages
  • alternatives to Adobe Reader

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