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When I try to go to a pdf I installed on my site , Firefox instead suddenly asks me to save the page on my computer. This is something new this afternoon.

Works fine on Chrome and Safari. It doesn't happen with an html or docx.

When I try to go to a pdf I installed on my site , Firefox instead suddenly asks me to save the page on my computer. This is something new this afternoon. Works fine on Chrome and Safari. It doesn't happen with an html or docx.

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Did you set Firefox to Preview in Firefox PDF files?

Did you set Firefox to '''Preview in Firefox''' PDF files? *[[Applications panel - Set how Firefox handles different types of files]]

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paulfranson said

When I try to go to a pdf I installed on my site , Firefox instead suddenly asks me to save the page on my computer. This is something new this afternoon. Works fine on Chrome and Safari. It doesn't happen with an html or docx.

many thanks. No idea why it changed but that should fix it.

''paulfranson [[#question-1045834|said]]'' <blockquote> When I try to go to a pdf I installed on my site , Firefox instead suddenly asks me to save the page on my computer. This is something new this afternoon. Works fine on Chrome and Safari. It doesn't happen with an html or docx. </blockquote> many thanks. No idea why it changed but that should fix it.