×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Jobs

Unable to open a PDF from Teamcenter

Unable to open a PDF from Teamcenter

Unable to open a PDF from Teamcenter

(OP)
I am unable to open a PDF from Teamcenter by double clicking on it. I get the message that a compatible viewer cannot be found. However if I download the PDF named reference to my desktop and double click on it, the PDF opens in Adobe Acrobat as I would expect it to from Teamcenter.

RE: Unable to open a PDF from Teamcenter

My understanding is that if you double click from Teamcenter, your default program association from Windows for pdf should apply (as it does if you double click from your desktop). You might check your dataset type... some may be PDF, others might be PDF_Reference, which might cause association confusion? Just a thought..

gbangs
TC 8.3.3
NX 8.5.3.3 MP11

RE: Unable to open a PDF from Teamcenter

(OP)
Thanks gbangs for the response. I failed to mention in my post that not all users are experiencing this issue. I checked the dataset type and it is a PDF_Reference which some users can open from Teamcenter by double clicking on the PDF dataset but I cannot. This makes me think it is something on my computer but the MIME type settings seem to be working if I download the PDF named reference to my desktop.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close