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While reading pdf files (with Adobe Reader XI) the hand symbol entails an arrow, showing down. If I make a click, the page moves. I find it pretty annoying and would like to turn the arrow off, but keep the hand symbol. I can't find any solution to it in the internet. Can someone help me to deactivate this function?

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This is probably due to the "Make hand tool read articles" setting.

You can switch it of by doing the following:

  • Open menu item Edit > Preferences > General
  • Uncheck "Make hand tool read articles"
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Unfortunately I cannot upvote you... Thanks! :) – DatamineR Sep 20 '13 at 11:11

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