// Adobe Acrobat Detection v1.0 // documentation: http://www.dithered.com/javascript/acrobat_detect/index.html // license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/1.0/ // code by Chris Nott (chris[at]dithered[dot]com) var acrobatVersion = 0; function getAcrobatVersion() { var agent = navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase(); // NS3+, Opera3+, IE5+ Mac, Safari (support plugin array): check for Acrobat plugin in plugin array if (navigator.plugins != null && navigator.plugins.length > 0) { for (i=0; i < navigator.plugins.length; i++ ) { var plugin = navigator.plugins[i]; if (plugin.name.indexOf("Adobe Acrobat") > -1) { acrobatVersion = parseFloat(plugin.description.substring(30)); } } } // IE4+ Win32: attempt to create an ActiveX object using VBScript else if (agent.indexOf("msie") != -1 && parseInt(navigator.appVersion) >= 4 && agent.indexOf("win")!=-1 && agent.indexOf("16bit")==-1) { document.write(' \n'); document.write('on error resume next \n'); document.write('dim obAcrobat \n'); document.write('set obAcrobat = CreateObject("PDF.PdfCtrl.5") \n'); document.write('if IsObject(obAcrobat) then \n'); document.write('acrobatVersion = 5 \n'); document.write('else set obAcrobat = CreateObject("PDF.PdfCtrl.6") \n'); document.write('if IsObject(obAcrobat) then \n'); document.write('acrobatVersion = 6 \n'); document.write('else set obAcrobat = CreateObject("AcroPDF.PDF.1") \n'); document.write('if IsObject(obAcrobat) then \n'); document.write('acrobatVersion = 7 \n'); document.write('else set obAcrobat = CreateObject("PDF.PdfCtrl.1") end if end if end if \n'); document.write('if acrobatVersion < 5 and IsObject(obAcrobat) then \n'); document.write('acrobatVersion = 4 \n'); document.write('end if'); document.write(' \n'); } // Can't detect in all other cases else { acrobatVersion = acrobatVersion_DONTKNOW; } return acrobatVersion; } acrobatVersion_DONTKNOW = -1;