SharePoint integration with Acrobat Chrome extension

Use the Acrobat Chrome extension to open a SharePoint document directly in Acrobat DC. The extension identifies the source location and initiates the file check-out process in Acrobat DC.

Note:

Adobe is testing this new experience in the Acrobat Chrome extension. Therefore, the experience may not be available to all users.

Supported environment

Windows only

Supported servers

Supported authentication mechanisms

  • SharePoint Server 2016, SharePoint Server 2013
  • On-premise servers

  • Kerberos
  • NT LAN Manager (NTLM)

Note:

SharePoint Server 2019, Microsoft Office 365, and other online servers are not supported.

Steps to open a SharePoint PDF from Chrome in Acrobat

  1. Open a PDF file hosted on your SharePoint site in Chrome.

  2. After the document opens in the browser, click Open in Acrobat.

    Open PDF in Acrobat

  3. Acrobat displays a dialog box with the filename and location. Do one of the following:

    • To check out the file and open it, click Check Out & Open

    • To open the file without check out, click Open.

    Check out and open the PDF file in Acrobat

Registry keys to enable the SharePoint integration in Chrome extension, and allow-list the SharePoint URLs

The feature is disabled by default. To enable it, use the feature lockdown key and allow-list the SharePoint URLs, as suggested below.

bEnableSharePointInChromeExtn

Data type

boolean: DWORD value > REG_DWORD

Default

0

Version #

Feb 9, Continuous track

HKLM Path

FeatureLockDown

Summary

Specifies whether to integrate Sharepoint into the Acrobat's Chrome extension.

Details

Possible values include:

  • 0: Don't enable Sharepoint integration.
  • 1: Enable.

tSharePointUrls

Data type

String value > REG_SZ

Default

null

Version #

Feb 9, Continuous track

HKLM Path

FeatureLockDown

Summary

A pipe-separated list of Sharepoint URLs to allow-list.

Details

Acrobat's Chrome extensions essentially treats these URLs as Sharepoint servers when bEnableSharePointInChromeExtn = 1. Possible values include:

  • User-specified
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