If you work with a lot of PDFs, especially e-books or other lengthy documents, you probably find it annoying that the files always open at page 1, not the last page you were viewing.
Thankfully, there's a simple way to make Adobe Reader 8 remember your page (as well as your selected zoom and pan settings):
- Click Edit, Preferences.
- Choose Documents.
- Check the box marked, Restore last view settings when reopening documents.
That's all there is to it!
Too bad there's no such option for Foxit Reader, which I prefer to Adobe Reader for its speedy, non-bloated design. Maybe someday... If, like me, you prefer speedy, lightweight Foxit Reader to slow, bloated Adobe Reader, here's good news: As astute reader Airerik pointed out, there's a similar setting in that program. Just click Edit, Preferences, General, and then enable Restore last view settings when reopening.