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How to reset the "do this automatically for files like this frome now on" when saving a file, how to reset that?

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I have accidentally select the "do this automatically for files like this from now on" when opening a file. Now, every time I'm opening a file, it will automatically ask where to save it. I would like to opening it first. How to reset? Thank you.

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If you can't do this in "Tools > Options > Applications" then you can rename (or delete) the mimeTypes.rdf file in the Firefox profile folder to reset all file actions.

You can use this button to go to the currently used Firefox profile folder:

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Hello melanie90, see : Changing download actions

thank you

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If you can't do this in "Tools > Options > Applications" then you can rename (or delete) the mimeTypes.rdf file in the Firefox profile folder to reset all file actions.

You can use this button to go to the currently used Firefox profile folder:

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Thank you ideato, but I've already tried to go through the the Firefox options--> application etc. and unfortunately it didn't worked.

Now it works by deleting the mimes.files! thank you cor-el!