Opening .pdx catalog index from within a Web browser (IE, Edge) – challenge June 2022

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May 17, 2022 May 17, 2022

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For years I have created a .pdx catalog index for thousands of files, placed the entire collection of PDF documents online, instructed users to open the collection in Internet Explorer (IE), and from there they could navigate through the collection of documents and also click on the link to .pdx search index, which would open a stand-alone version of Reader and its accompanying search pane. With IE scheduled to be decommissioned in June 2022, I am looking for an alternative way to open the .pdx index while in a Web browser. When I try Edge with IE legacy mode turned on, this regularly crashes Edge. Other browsers (Chrome, Firefox) don't open PDFs while in a Web browser, therefore it seems that Edge is my best hope. Any suggestions from this community? Thanks

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I am having the same issue, I have been running a site for years with many hundreds of PDFs which are index catalogued so that users can click on a link to open the PDX file, which launches the search facility in a new PDF window. This works perfectly in IE, but as soon as I try to run the same link in Edge (not in IE compatibility mode), Acrobat opens but reports that the index has a problem and needs to be rebuilt. Why does it work perfectly in IE,  but in Edge only in IE compatilbility mode? Is there any way to get this working properly and are Adobe aware of this issue? I know I am planning ahead here, but Microsoft mention that IE compatability mode in Edge will only be available until at least 2029, what do we do after this?

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