When viewing PDFs inside Blackboard Learn the menu bar that allows users to save and print the document is missing. A bug in certain versions of Adobe Reader – especially Adobe Reader X – hides the menu bar by default.
Missing Menu Bar
Screen shot of a PDF with missing menu bar.
Menu Bar Visible
Screen shot of a PDF with menu bar displayed.
To show/hide the toolbar:
- When the PDF has loaded click anywhere in the PDF window to give it focus.
- Press the F8 key on your keyboard. The menu bar will be shown/hidden.