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Firefox is ignoring the Applications Options
In Tools > Options > Applications i have set Firefox to open Adobe Acrobat Document application/pdf files in "Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox)".
However, when i open a pdf it opens it in the browser in Foxit Reader.
If i then disable the Foxit Reader plugin to force it to open in Adobe Acrobat (Reader) it then opens a download window and opens in Adobe Reader externally even thouh I have the setting within Adobe Reader to open documents within the browser
Modified by richlaughlin
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Try to delete the mimeTypes.rdf file in the Firefox Profile Folder to reset all file actions.
You can use this button to go to the Firefox profile folder:
- Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Open Containing Folder
thanks for the advice but i'm afraid it has made no difference at all.
- browser.download.pluginOverrideTypes didn't exist. - I reset plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types to empty string from boolean false which removes it from the list - I removed mimeTypes.rdf - tried again and still loads with Foxit. Disable Foxit and it loads in Adobe outside the browser
Do you see the Adobe Reader plugin in Tools > Add-ons > Plugins and on the about:plugins page?
If not then Firefox doesn't seem to find the PDF plugin via a registry scan.
Yes on both, although it is called Adobe Acrobat 10.1.3.23. I presume its the same thing.