Adobe Acrobat Add-Ins overview

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The GoFileRoom Adobe Acrobat Add-In allows you to do the following:

Note: The use of the Adobe Acrobat Add-In requires that network users be members of the Power Users group.

Installation instructions

The Adobe Acrobat Add-In is included in the installation of other GoFileRoom Client Add-Ins.


GoFileRoom Administrators can configure the Adobe Acrobat Add-In by editing the various settings in the GFRPDFModify.ini file located in the Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\GoFileRoom\GFRAcrobat folder. (or, in Windows 7, C:\ProgramData\gofileroom\GFRAcrobat) Common settings are as follows:



The Acrobat Add-In is installed, but the GoFileRoom toolbars are not found in Acrobat.


The Acrobat Add-In installs Acrobat plug-ins (API files) in the following folder on your computer: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat x.0\Acrobat\plug_ins\ (or, in Windows 7, C:\Program Files (x86)\adobe\Acrobat 10.0\acrobat\plug_ins)

If the GoFileRoom toolbars are not displayed in Acrobat, the Acrobat plug-in directory for the current workstation is not one of the default locations listed above.

Resolution 1

Navigate to C:\Program Files\GoFileRoom\GFRAcrobat\Distribution (or, in Windows 7, C:\Program Files (x86)\GoFileRoom\GFRAcrobat\Distribution) and double-click the GFRAcrobatInstaller.exe file.

Resolution 2

Open Adobe Acrobat and press ALT+F8 to reset the toolbars.

Resolution 3

  1. Find your Acrobat plug-ins directory.
    1. Open Adobe Acrobat.
    2. Choose Help > About Adobe Plug-Ins.
    3. Note the path of the Plug-Ins directory in the Installed Plug-ins section. For example, C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat x.0\Acrobat\plug_ins.
  2. Close Acrobat.
  3. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat x.0\Acrobat\plug_ins\ (or, in Windows 7, C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat x.0\Acrobat\plug_ins).
  4. Copy all API files and the Annotations folder.
  5. Paste the API files and Annotations folder into your Acrobat plug-ins directory as previously noted.
  6. Choose to Yes to overwrite all, if prompted.

Related topic: Overview of GoFileRoom Add-Ins

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