Is it possible to open the same PDF multiple times with Adobe Reader?


In acrobat reader 9 - To open the same document in a new tab in the same window, right click the tab, and choose Duplicate Tab then detach tab ( it will open in another window )

  • can't find this in adobe reader :/ – 12345 Oct 21 '09 at 14:29
  • try pressing Ctrl + T to open a new tab – Mahmoud Hossam Oct 21 '09 at 14:52
  • i have chagned my answer this is works for me ;) – joe Oct 21 '09 at 14:55
  • Please Let me know reason for Down Vote ? – joe Oct 21 '09 at 15:05
  • In Adobe Reader 9.3, there were no tabs, and I couldn't create one. – Sam Jun 3 '14 at 1:45

In Adobe Reader XI

  • Open your document;
  • Go to the Window => New Window.

Now the first window should be duplicated.

  • Worked for me in Adobe Reader 9.3. – Sam Jun 3 '14 at 1:45

Slight addition to serhio's answer.

In Acrobat Reader DC (released in 2015)

  • Open your document;
  • Go to the Window => New Window;
  • Drag and drop the tab of the new window on to the tab bar of the old one.

Then you have two tabs for the same PDF file.

I think it's a great omission on the part of Adobe not to include a "Duplicate Tab" feature.

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