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Acrobat Could Not Open Pdf Error, Using Firefox Browser And PARAMFORM=YES (Doc ID 780261.1)

Last updated on APRIL 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version to [Release Oracle10g to 10gr2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


After executing a report with PARAMFORM=YES using Firefox browser, the report output is saved to the local machine using "File -> Save as" from the browser.

When trying to open the saved pdf file, the following error occurs:

Acrobat could not open xxx.pdf because it's either not a supported file type or
because the file has been damaged (for example it was sent as email attachment
and wasn't correctly decoded).

The issue does not happen when doing the same with Internet Explorer browser or when the report is executed with PARAMFORM=NO.


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