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My pdf files used to open automatically. Now they download and I have to click on the arrow and select the file to open. How do I make them open automatically?

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I use Windows XP

I use Windows XP

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Go to Preferences->Applications and see what actions are assigned for PDF and Portable Document Format. It should be "preview in firefox" for it to open directly in Firefox.

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Go to Preferences->Applications and see what actions are assigned for PDF and Portable Document Format. It should be "preview in firefox" for it to open directly in Firefox.

Go to Preferences->Applications and see what actions are assigned for PDF and Portable Document Format. It should be "preview in firefox" for it to open directly in Firefox.

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That works. Thank you!

That works. Thank you!