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I want to be able to view files online without having to download them

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Everytime I want to look at a file online I have to first download it then have to save it and go to the downward facing arrow and then view it. In most cases I simply want to download it and view it without saving.

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Tom

Everytime I want to look at a file online I have to first download it then have to save it and go to the downward facing arrow and then view it. In most cases I simply want to download it and view it without saving. Thank you Tom

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Could you check your PDF setting? This article will get you to that part of the Options page:

View PDF files in Firefox

Is the Preview in Firefox option listed and selectable?

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FredMcD
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Whether you want to download a file or just view it, the file is still downloaded. If you select to view the file, it is downloaded to temporary storage. at some point, the temp folder is cleaned out.

Whether you want to download a file or just view it, the file is still downloaded. If you select to view the file, it is downloaded to temporary storage. at some point, the temp folder is cleaned out.
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Thank you, but whenever I select a PDF or any file to look at online a window opens up to D/L it to documents before I can view it.

Thank you, but whenever I select a PDF or any file to look at online a window opens up to D/L it to documents before I can view it.
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Could you check your PDF setting? This article will get you to that part of the Options page:

View PDF files in Firefox

Is the Preview in Firefox option listed and selectable?

Could you check your PDF setting? This article will get you to that part of the Options page: [[View PDF files in Firefox]] Is the Preview in Firefox option listed and selectable?
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