Using PDF hunts with Mac OS X by Cindy O'Hora
I received an email that a teacher was having trouble using the pdf hunts with Macintosh OS X. I did some investigating and troubleshooting. The following is what I worked out.
I believe what is happening is that when you click on one of the pdf hunts - a file is downloaded into the Mac rather than being opened in/by a browser pdf plugin.
When you double click on this downloaded pdf file, it is opened by default, by an application called Preview. Unfortunately, Preview disables the links.
You should have a version of Acrobat Reader in your Applications folder.
1. Drag the downloaded hunt pdf file to it. It will open in Acrobat and the links are active.
2. To make this easier for your students:
Why don't I just offer them all in html like I used to? Read my copyright page.