That means you want any PDF download to open outside Firefox in Acrobat. Pkshadow, I'm editing this reply after my problem was solved. Firefox shows a PDF invoice provided by my internet bank. The PDF is readable on screen but when I print it out, all the text is scrambled (see. 4 replies; 3 have this problem; views; Last reply by dawger1 6 When I click on a link containing a PDF, I receive an Open/Save As dialog.

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    5 replies; 2 have this problem; views; Last reply by harmoniant 10 I'm trying to set up firefox so that I can view PDFs in the browser. Note: The Refresh Firefox feature can fix many issues by restoring Firefox to its Note: A problematic Portable Document Format (PDF) content type should be. Is the problem only on one particular site or does it affect ALL PDF Have you shut down your Mac and restarted it since this problem began?.

    Firefox is not opening PDF files. The tab remains blank and the PDF does not open. It keeps showing a dialog box saying "Open" and "Save", but it never opens. Modified December 4, at 5: As a test, do you want to try this link:. When you click Open, what application are you specifying? Please don't point the PDF back to Firefox in that dialog, since that can create an infinite loop of failure to open the document. Oh, more generally, you can select to use Firefox's internal PDF viewer or a different viewer by default, on the Options page. This article has details on how to change the setting: View PDF files in Firefox. If the server indicates some other type, then Firefox will apply a different setting, which may be a generic behavior for example, some unknown type of binary file that needs an external viewer. Occasionally, the settings file that Firefox uses to store download actions becomes corrupted. Since it is difficult to edit, when there is a problem, we generally suggest renaming the file and allowing Firefox to rebuild it from the Windows registry. Here's how:. In the first table on the page, click the "Show Folder" button.

    The list will display only items that are set to "Use Firefox".

    View PDF files in Firefox

    Select each problematic content type and choose a new action from the drop-down menu in the Action column. If you're not sure which action to pick, choose Always ask.

    Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.

    For general information about content types, see Change what Firefox does when you click on or download a file. Reset actions for all content types If the preceding steps didn't fix the problem, or if you can't find the problematic item in the Applications list, you will have to reset the actions for all content types by manually deleting the file that stores these settings. This will remove all customized content type actions, not just the one that is causing the problem.

    Please start a new question , if you do not have an account yet. Home Support Forum Firefox Firefox dont start to download a pdf.

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    Support Forum. Firefox dont start to download a pdf 2 replies 1 has this problem 10 views Last reply by Wolpertinger 5 months ago. Is there a problem with downloadlinks beginning with http: In Chrome for example the link works without any problems. Chosen solution Hello Wolpertinger I just opened the website, and it is working fine with me.

    You may test "Preview in Firefox" to see if the link is opened inside Firefox or not.

    Read this answer in context 1. I have this problem, too. 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.

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    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. Try downloading a PDF from somewhere else.

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