When I click on a link containing a PDF, I receive an Open/Save As . of potential explanations/solutions: How to fix preferences that won't save. I have tried EVERYTHING to get PDFs to open in firefox on my mac. They worked about 6 months ago, but then stopped. I have tried changing. In my case, I am the opposite of yourself in that I do not want to preview a PDF in Firefox, but rather save it and open the saved file in Acrobat.
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Firefox has been refusing to open any PDF files with the built-in PDF-viewer from my computer for a few days now, and it's pretty annoying. I get the message, "It appears you don't have a pdf plugin for this That means you want any PDF download to open outside Firefox in Acrobat. I'm trying to set up firefox so that I can view PDFs in the browser 30th so back up stuff you want to save to another drive update all programs.
I am unable to view a PDF unless I download it first, which of course is a huge hassle. If you notice that the downloaded files do not have a. Any other thoughts would be appreciated. Question tools Get email updates when anybody replies. This should launch a new window listing various files and folders in Windows Explorer.
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Application User Agent: Wesley Branton Top 25 Contributor solutions answers. To do this, go to the [https: If you see plugins in the list that have a yellow ''Update'' button or a red ''Update now'' button, please update these immediately. Did you associate pdf to firefox. I have pretty much the opposite problem similar to here: I do not want my pdfs to open firefox. Atm all my pdf files have been converted to Firefox HTML documents and i find that extremely inconvenient.
Especially because this just happened without me ever giving permission for this. When i try to open them by simple double click, firefox opens a new window that is empty and asks me if i want to save the pdf i already have saved before. If i click save nothing happens and my pdf is still not open.
I just want to delete the Firefox HTML document type from my computer so that all files revert back to pdf. Anyway I can do this easily?
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Chosen solution Sometimes the file that stores your Application preferences becomes corrupted and needs to be regenerated.
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Chosen solution HI see if this rattles it's cage: But you should make a back up before you do: Please let us know if this solved your issue or if need further assistance. Read this answer in context 1.
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