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Choose how to handle Downloads (Dev´s please let us keep the choice!)

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This is related to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1370409

I´ve found out, that this Workaround seems to no longer to work since Ver. 101.0.1 (last working Ver.)

This is especially regarding Downloads triggered out of the embedded PDF Viewer in Firefox, when You click on the "Download PDF" Symbol.

Until this Ver. You could still bring back the "Choose What you want to do with the file" Window if You set the mentioned about:config setting to false (linked thread above).

I see this actually as quite crucial and almost a bug, since You will have departments with Workflows build around this. - Thank You for any insight or help

This is related to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1370409 I´ve found out, that this Workaround seems to no longer to work since Ver. 101.0.1 (last working Ver.) This is especially regarding Downloads triggered out of the embedded PDF Viewer in Firefox, when You click on the "Download PDF" Symbol. Until this Ver. You could still bring back the "Choose What you want to do with the file" Window if You set the mentioned '''about:config''' setting to false (linked thread above). I see this actually as quite crucial and almost a bug, since You will have departments with Workflows build around this. - Thank You for any insight or help

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Setting the new browser.download.start_downloads_in_tmp_dir preference to true in about:config is the correct solution for your issue in Firefox 102 and above.

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Unfortunately no help inside the PDFViewer

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James said

Setting the new browser.download.start_downloads_in_tmp_dir preference to true in about:config is the correct solution for your issue in Firefox 102 and above.

Unfortunately No Help Inside the PDF Viewer

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I've seen this "solution" in several places. It doesn't do anything! Having to CONSTANTLY clear my 'Downloads' folder is extremely annoying. I hate this update!

I'm not sure which is worse, this update or the changes they made to the address bar a few years back. Either way both have tanked my productivity and these changes should be reverted!

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