I recently started storing PDFs in a container field in a crude (no bells and whistles) document management system. I am able to view in Browse Mode. Scroll through the multiple pages. Acrobat Reader X pops up the same as it does in Chrome or IE as I view PDFs there. I can print all or selected pages.
So yes it does work. NOW, why it is not for you when it does for me... I have no clue. I did not do anything special to get it to work. It just did. All of the components came together and worked as they intended.
This may be the reason:
For More Information see: http://forums.filemaker.com/posts/9b3a2c7571?commentId=266047#266047
This is one of many acknowledged bugs that can be found in the Known Bug List thread here in the Report an Issue section of the forum.
It can also be downloaded as a database file from: https://www.dropbox.com/s/jt09b82i0xijbu3/FMP%20Bugs.zip
Thank you PhilModJunk for continuously supporting the Filemaker Community, your work is invaluable and much appreciated by many.
I found nothing googling this issue for some reason, when I should have checked your DB (I even contributed a bug to it about 2 years ago).
The fact that this was reported so long ago and was never addressed by FMI makes me feel that Windows users are somewhat neglected and that's a shame.