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Latest Firefox Update

I manage a website (melissachappell.com), which has pdf articles in an iframe on the html page. After the latest update (on 07/08/2015) PDF's are now downloading to my do… (read more)

I manage a website (melissachappell.com), which has pdf articles in an iframe on the html page. After the latest update (on 07/08/2015) PDF's are now downloading to my downloads folder instead of opening on the page as intended. I don't like this because 1) it clogs up my downloads folder and 2) the page looks weird now because the iframe is blank. Is there any way to change this to have the PDF open on the page instead (as it did before)?

Asked by dflorentine 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago

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Scanned document open as a firefox file and go online.

I scanned a document using an HP Officejet 4630 Series, connected via USB to my Acer Aspire 5920. I intent to send that document as an attachment but when I do this, the … (read more)

I scanned a document using an HP Officejet 4630 Series, connected via USB to my Acer Aspire 5920. I intent to send that document as an attachment but when I do this, the file open as a firefox file and open in a tab and this address; file:///C:/Users/ADMINYO/Documents/Scan0001.pdf. The file properties, in the Type of fileline identify it as Firefox HTML Document (.pdf). But again, the printer is USB connected. In a second try, I turned off both the printer and the Laptop Wifi features having the same results. Any sugestion? Thanks.

Asked by simbol 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Is it typical that firefox can use 339,600K (shown on task manager and appeared to be working) to show an image? My whole system freezes when this happens

I was looking at images in an email, (PDF) and firefox was running 339,600K and froze my system. Is this typical? It just kept happening I waited, however the screen tur… (read more)

I was looking at images in an email, (PDF) and firefox was running 339,600K and froze my system. Is this typical? It just kept happening I waited, however the screen turned gray (with the email showing beneath) and after about 15 min I decided that was long enough and refreshed the browser (or the little circle arrow). Then I was able to begin again, but it kept happening about every third image. Thanks in advance for your advise

Asked by Suzque 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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don't download pdf, open the page

Firefox downloads pdf automatically - this is maddening! It needs to open the page where the pdf is, leaving me the choice to download or not. Can I change setting so tha… (read more)

Firefox downloads pdf automatically - this is maddening! It needs to open the page where the pdf is, leaving me the choice to download or not. Can I change setting so that Firefox either opens the page of opens the pdf? Many thanks

Asked by guycruls 3 years ago

Answered by AliceWyman 3 years ago

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Where does the text in the browser tab come from when displaying a PDF?

When I open a PDF from our web site, I notice the browser tab displays the name of the Adobe InDesign indd file, but sometimes it displays wrong info that is not related … (read more)

When I open a PDF from our web site, I notice the browser tab displays the name of the Adobe InDesign indd file, but sometimes it displays wrong info that is not related to the filename. It displays info related to a different indd file. I don't see the information in the indd metadata.

This is FF 61.0.2 (64 bit)

Where is the browser tab getting its info from?

Asked by WebSteve 1 year ago

Answered by WebSteve 1 year ago

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Firefox dont start to download a pdf

Hi there, since some days i encounter problems with downloading pdf-files. I tried this link http://personendatenbank.germania-sacra.de/books and tried to download a file… (read more)

Hi there, since some days i encounter problems with downloading pdf-files. I tried this link http://personendatenbank.germania-sacra.de/books and tried to download a file by clicking "PDF" at any of the links there. I wouldn´t work. I see the download in the history (strg-j) but there is no progress. I encountered the same problem at another site.

Is there a problem with downloadlinks beginning with http:// ???

In Chrome for example the link works without any problems

Asked by Wolpertinger1968 1 year ago

Answered by Ruba 1 year ago

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download .pdf from http site works fine, same file using https fails

When I try to download a .pdf file from my site using http://www.andycraft-beads.co.uk/a5BeadArtBookletGood.pdf I get a file of 5,083,136 bytes which then correctly open… (read more)

When I try to download a .pdf file from my site using http://www.andycraft-beads.co.uk/a5BeadArtBookletGood.pdf I get a file of 5,083,136 bytes which then correctly opens in e.g. Adobe Acrobat Reader. If I use https://www.andycraft-beads.co.uk/a5BeadArtBookletGood.pdf instead, I get a file of 46,153,728 bytes which is corrupt and un-openable. Both IE and Chrome open the file correctly from either source. Is this me?

Asked by wetken 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Opening Ebay shipping labels

Until a few days ago, I was able to open a shipping label on Ebay within Firefox, by pressing the OPEN button and a new tab would open with the label. I was then able to … (read more)

Until a few days ago, I was able to open a shipping label on Ebay within Firefox, by pressing the OPEN button and a new tab would open with the label. I was then able to press a PRINT button and the label printed.

Now I purchase the label, the page changes as before and offers me a PRINT LABEL or SAVE LABEL, but when I press the PRINT LABEL button it goes into the save as mode. I tried the SAVE LABEL button and it does the same thing.

There were always the two options. PRINT or SAVE. Now both button just save the label.

Do I need to change some kind of setting? I've asked Ebay if they made any changes and I'm waiting to hear back from them.

Thank you.

Fred

Asked by FredBerney 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Open Files instead of saving?

When I used to click on a PDF file, it would automatically open in my default PDF viewer. Now it askes me to save even though I have set in preferences that PDF should be… (read more)

When I used to click on a PDF file, it would automatically open in my default PDF viewer. Now it askes me to save even though I have set in preferences that PDF should be opened automatically with my PDF viewer.

Now I have to wait for it download, then click on it again. I do not want these files saved permanently, they should save to the %temp% directory and be automatically opened in the default program. Please tell me what I need to do to get this working again.

Thank you!

Asked by PATRICK.TRACKER 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Can't open/download PDF from website while in FF, IE works fine

A number of months ago, using a previous FF version, I noticed that I could no longer open or download Adobe PDF files. No error, no blank screen, nothing - the only evi… (read more)

A number of months ago, using a previous FF version, I noticed that I could no longer open or download Adobe PDF files. No error, no blank screen, nothing - the only evidence of reaction to my mouse click is that the Adobe symbol on the page would disappear and turn into a circular progress bar (the usual reaction) but instead of anything coming up, the Adobe symbol would return. Nothing opened, nothing downloaded. I would check "Show all Downloads" and there would be none for the session. I spent an hour or two searching for advice (variations of this problem appear to be common) but nothing suggested there helped. Eventually I just gave up and reset FF back to its default settings. Everything worked fine after the reset, although I don't know how often I used it after that (but I'm pretty sure at least 5 or 10 times, successfully). Since then I know that I've had at least one, maybe more, FF install updates (automated, not by me). As of today I'm back where I started from - the same reaction when I click the link (momentary circular progress bar) but no view, no download, no blank page, no error message. I've repeated my 1+ hour help search online today (like before) to no avail. I assume I could reset to factory defaults but that is going to be a recurring waste of time, given how often FF updates, if that is the only solution. Surely there is SOMETHING I can change inside FF (or elsewhere) without always having to do a full reset (and lose any changes I've made). Here is my info regarding system and software and settings: Dell Laptop Windows 10 Firefox 43.0.3 Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Version 2015.009.20079 Up-to-Date Kaspersky license

As for my FF options and add-ons, I've tried every variation under the sun. In Options/Preferences/Applications I've set PDF Files to every available choice, including Save File, Preview in Firefox, Always Ask, Use Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (default) and Use Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox). Nothing worked. Under Add-Ons/Plug-Ins I have Adobe Acrobat 15.9.20069.28170 installed and I've set that to either "Always Activate" or "Ask to Activate," to no avail. Be aware that every time I've changed one of these settings and tried to download a PDF, the reaction was ALWAYS BEEN exactly as described in the opening description in this email - no variation in response to changes to any of the Add-On settings or the any of the settings for the Application Preferences for PDF files.

Any suggestion would be appreciated. For now I'll just have to go to IE.

Bob

Asked by Seafarer123 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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How do I get Firefox and Adobe Reader to be friends again?

I used to be able to read and print pdf files such as bills that are regularly sent to me on the internet. After last update Adobe can't can't read the files or print th… (read more)

I used to be able to read and print pdf files such as bills that are regularly sent to me on the internet. After last update Adobe can't can't read the files or print them directly from Firefox browser. I get a message to save file. I have to save the file to computer then use Adobe to read the saved file. How do I fix?

Asked by Wasylkowski 3 years ago

Answered by Wasylkowski 3 years ago

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Why does Firefox always revert to Firefox file reader?

I know how to change the reader for PDF files to open with Adobe, but Firefox changes it back to the Firefox reader and I have to change it back to Adobe all the time. Wh… (read more)

I know how to change the reader for PDF files to open with Adobe, but Firefox changes it back to the Firefox reader and I have to change it back to Adobe all the time. Why can't Firefox just KEEP my preference for Adobe????

Asked by tjm1938 3 years ago

Answered by bygabyga 3 years ago

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If you're going to block third party PDF viewer plugins (to view in a browser window) then you need to add a PDF email link button and an 'open PDF in xxxx' btn

I would like to use the Nitro PDF viewer plugin as I view hundreds of PDFs a week in my browser. Often, I will email the PDF with a quick link. Now that the ability to vi… (read more)

I would like to use the Nitro PDF viewer plugin as I view hundreds of PDFs a week in my browser. Often, I will email the PDF with a quick link. Now that the ability to view PDFs in the browser is limited to the built-in Firefox PDF viewer, you will need to upgrade it's capabilities to meet the flexibility of the other PDF plugins that can no longer be used with Firefox. Nobody wants to be forced to save every PDF to their drive, and then go find it and open it in their 3rd party viewer to view it properly or email it off.

Please add an "Email PDF" button, as well as an "Open PDF" (with the default PDF viewer) button to the integrated Firefox PDF interface.

Thank you, Joe

Asked by jancona 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Unable to access some of the pdfs in latest version of firefox in windows10

I am currently using Firefox version 77.0 in windows 10. I noticed few things that when I try to open some of the PDFs it shows "This PDF document might not be displayed … (read more)

I am currently using Firefox version 77.0 in windows 10. I noticed few things that when I try to open some of the PDFs it shows "This PDF document might not be displayed correctly" and just blank white page shows up (image included).

I use few extensions which I disabled them completely when I read PDF but still I am unable to access PDF. While same PDFs are easily readable by other browsers like Chrome or Edge.

Please let me know is it a bug or there is some settings to tweak. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Ishan Pandey 2 months ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 2 months ago

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Open with Firefox

Hi :) I have a problem with FireFox and I hope someone will be able to help me sort it out :) After the last update there is a new "feature" that is driving me insane and… (read more)

Hi :) I have a problem with FireFox and I hope someone will be able to help me sort it out :) After the last update there is a new "feature" that is driving me insane and it's slowing me down to the point I'm ready to ditch FF. I'm talking about the "Open with Firefox" option, under "What should Firefox do with this file?". Is there any way for me to remove this "feature" from the dialog and to revert to the old "Open with..." and "Save File" list? Why is this thing there in the first place, I wonder?!

Thank you for you time and help!

Asked by erupt 1 month ago

Answered by erupt 1 month ago

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Can't associate pdf files with Firefox

Firefox does not show up as an option for pdf files under Control Panel's "Choose default apps by file type". The problem is on my wife's laptop, (a Dell Inspiron 5759). … (read more)

Firefox does not show up as an option for pdf files under Control Panel's "Choose default apps by file type".

The problem is on my wife's laptop, (a Dell Inspiron 5759). (Her Windows 10 is up-to-date.) She got a red screen phishing page on Firefox last week. (It claimed to be from Microsoft, and told her to call a certain number -- we did not call.) It essentially locked up her computer -- the mouse wouldn't move, even the power button didn't respond most of the time. I eventually had to unplug her power supply, and remove the battery. When it came back up from that, it responded; so, I uninstalled Firefox and deleted her cache folders.

I've reinstalled Firefox; but, now I can't associate pdf files with Firefox on her machine. Only Microsoft Edge is shown as available in "Choose default apps by file type".

Asked by Barry 1 year ago

Answered by Barry 1 year ago

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PDF printing problem

Firefox shows a PDF invoice provided by my internet bank. The PDF is readable on screen but when I print it out, all the text is scrambled (see enclosed scan). What happe… (read more)

Firefox shows a PDF invoice provided by my internet bank. The PDF is readable on screen but when I print it out, all the text is scrambled (see enclosed scan). What happens? I have to go the long way and download the document and read it with Adobe Acrobat Reader and print from there to get it right. Or I can use Chrome, from there it will print OK.

Asked by hakan_lofgren 1 year ago

Answered by hakan_lofgren 1 year ago

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Links inside pdf (preview pdf in Firefox)

Hi, I have one problem. In firefox v.41, when I previewed a pdf, if the pdf had a links inside, there was no problem, but from I updated Firefox to v.42, the links don't … (read more)

Hi,

I have one problem.

In firefox v.41, when I previewed a pdf, if the pdf had a links inside, there was no problem, but from I updated Firefox to v.42, the links don't work. In fact, when I click in the link, it doesn't do anything.

The problem is, I manage a web with some norms in Spain and this is a important problem for our users.

The document is http://www.codigotecnico.org/images/stories/pdf/seguridadIncendio/DccSI.pdf (Page.32)

Thanks in advance.

Asked by jhernando 4 years ago

Answered by jhernando 4 years ago