Opening PDF Forms

The latest version of Firefox does not open Adobe PDF forms with Adobe Reader®. There are several solutions to this problem—below are two of the easiest.

If you are having difficulty opening your PDF Transcript on a Mac computer, please see those instructions here.

Method 1

  1. Click on the form name to open it.
  2. When the form window opens, look for the button in the upper right corner offering to open the form in a different viewer.
    open with different viewer
  3. Click the button and a pop-up box will appear.
  4. Select the option to open with Adobe Reader.
    open with Adobe
  5. Click "OK" and the form will open in Adobe.

Method 2

  1. In Firefox, open "Options"
    open firefox
  2. Go to the "Applications" section.
    select applications
  3. Scroll down the content list to "Portable Document Format (PDF)"; click on it once to highlight.
    select PDF
  4. Change the default action to "Use Adobe Reader."
    change default action
  5. Click "OK" and all PDF forms will open automatically with Adobe.
    click okay