I'm trying to set up firefox so that I can view PDFs in the browser However, I don 't have Portable Document Format listed under Content Type. I am unable to view a PDF unless I download it first, which of course is a PDF in Firefox, but rather save it and open the saved file in Acrobat. This is actually a solution to a PDF Problem - Read On. Had a situation where I experienced Firefox was not able to open, or download for that.
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I suddenly can no longer view PDF files in Firefox. I get the message, "It appears you don't have a pdf plugin for this browser. Please use the. Learn how to get PDF files to open in the Firefox window and fix common problems like blank pages and files downloading instead of opening. I'm unable to view PDFs in Firefox esr using either the built in viewer or please start with the support article: View PDF files in Firefox).
Thanks for your willingness to help. If you want to transfer the files to a different business computer or store them on a mobile device, you must save them as PDFs. This thread was archived. I don't know if that is relevant information. This thread was archived. Cancel Subscribe to feed Question details Product Firefox. See this compatibility document and this article for details.
Had a situation where I experienced Firefox was not able to open, or download for that matter, an email from a specific client, that contained a PDF attachment. Turns out this is the problem. Whatever program that the user was using to create the email with the attachment, included this string in the actual File Name of the attachment.
I could use IE to at least save the file, which is what led me to the solution, by allowing me to see the string in the file name.
I had already tried Safe Mode, About: Config changes on pdfjs. However, I found no solution that included this one little tid-bit of information.
To confirm my solution, I loaded my webmail client in IE and Firefox, logged in as the same user, then used a known good PDF file, that I made a copy of. File name in first email: A File Named Bob. Firefox handled the first email without a hitch. Second email, it did not know what to do with it Then run Windows Disk Cleanup.
This should be Pinned and run Weekly, If never done below expect 10's of gig's Then run it again and click the button that says Cleanup System Files. But you should make a back up before you do:. If you have an add-on installed such as the one from Adobe, try disabling it.
The Preview in Firefox option should be available in that case. If nothing helps, reset the actions by removing the handlers. Unfortunately this didn't help. I tried deleting the handlers. I also disabled my Adobe add-on.
The only thing that's seemed to change is that now neither PDF nor Adobe Document are appearing under content types under Applications. This was still the case even after I downloaded a new PDF. Try disabling the plugin from within the Adobe software. Apparently something is very agressive in maintaining it, so your changes are being overwritten. Question tools Get email updates when anybody replies. Cancel Subscribe to feed Question details Product Firefox. System Details Windows Vista Firefox 3.
For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site. Application User Agent: Svetlana 76 solutions answers. You can setup the actions for Firefox to take when you open PDF links at the [[Options window - Applications panel Applications panel]] in your preferences.
Helpful Reply Disabling the Adobe plug-ins worked - thanks!