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pdf extension not recognized as typeHi

  Asked By: Luz    Date: Mar 12    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1862

I've a problem with the recognision of the pdf extension as type. In all my
sites(i.e. http://<server>/sites/vmware) under documents i added a pdf
document. The icon is the windows logo instead of the adobe logo. Word
documents though are recognised as the type is wordlogo.

Anyone any idea?



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Jacklyn Burnett     Answered On: Mar 12

If this is a WSS question then please post in future to the WSS newsgroup at


In both cases (STS - this newsgroup - and WSS) you will need to specify an
icon for the pdf  files as MS do not include one in the package.

Search either the STS FAQ or the WSS FAQ with "icon" and you'll find out
where to make this change (and in the case of WSS where to find a suitable

Answer #2    Answered By: Breann Beach     Answered On: Mar 12

It worked (of course)

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