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NOTES
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1. Do not use while other Adobe products are running.

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FONTS
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Personal fonts are supported during runtime.
Add here: Data\Fonts
Supported types: .fon, .fnt, .ttf, .ttc, .fot, .otf, .mmm, .pfb, .pfm.
Before exiting: close any application(s) that may have fonts open.

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DICTIONARIES
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Dictionaries are used for spell checking.
https://www.uwec.edu/help/Acrobat9/spellcheck.htm

An English Dictionary, and if available in the language you selected, is also


installed.

To add more, download here: http://portablewares.blogspot.com/2015/01/adobe-


acrobat-lite-portable.html
then put in:
Data\CommonFiles\Acrobat\11.0\Linguistics\Providers\Plugins2\AdobeHunspellPlugin\Di
ctionaries

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ASSOCIATION
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I've associated .pdf while AcrobatPortable is running.
To add more is very easy.

1. Navigate to: App\AppInfo\Launcher


2. Open AcrobatPortable.ini with Notepad or any text editor
3. Scroll down to: [RegistryKeys], add: -=HKCU\SOFTWARE\Classes\.***
Windows 8, also add:
-=HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.***
4. Scroll down to: [RegistryValueWrite], add:
HKCU\Software\Classes\.***\=REG_SZ:Acrobat
5. Replace *** with desired file type
6. Save .ini file

In addition, i've added the SendTo shortcut.


This is useful for un-associated, but Acrobat-supported file types.
Simply right click file > SendTo > Acrobat

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DIRECTORIES
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Because Adobe has many products, all of which use the same directories, registry
keys, and file names.. the potential for collision is great.

Thus.. i've implemented sub-directories vs. directories.

ie. instead of backing up $APPDATA\Adobe


- i back up $APPDATA\Adobe\Acrobat, etc.
This is ideal..
But has it's pitfalls.

ie. i need to know all possible sub-directories that will be created.


- this is very hard unless Adobe Developers share their code (highly unlikely)
- the next best thing is to manually go through and use as many features as
possible to see what is created.
- this is exactly what i've done.. but im sure i've missed something.

Now.. what can you do?


Simply keep an eye on $APPDATA and $LOCALAPPDATA after usage.
If there are any sub-directories left behind.. simply add to Launcher under
[DirectoriesMove].

ie. if a sub-directory is left behind in $APPDATA, simply add under


[DirectoriesMove]
AppData\**SUB-DIRECTORY**=%APPDATA%\Adobe\**SUB-DIRECTORY**

that's it.. from now on.. AcrobatPortable will backup & restore that sub-directory.

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CHANGELOG
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March 29, 2015
* Added Drag & Drop support for users with UAC enabled.
* Improved support for running from Networks and UNC paths.
- previously.. when running from Networks or UNC Paths.. Acrobat was unable
to see Network drives.
* Improved .pdf association under Windows 8.
* Improved $TEMP cleanup: previously Acrobat left trash outside of designated
$TEMP directory.
* Moved CommonFiles into Data due to reports of Kaspersky deleting junction.exe.
- Junction.exe is now compiled to prevent problems.
- Junction.exe is developed by SysInternals, a Microsoft partner.
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896768.aspx
- Protects against problems, and allows users to start over by deleting Data.
* Updated branding to "Adobe Acrobat XI Pro".
* Added SendTo shortcut.
* $APPDATA\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA is no longer cleaned up.
- this process belongs to Windows.
* Added ExecAsAdmin= entry.
* Removed CommonFiles= entry.
* Improved $APPDATA\Adobe\Flash cleanup procedure.