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Toolbar in preview window ESR version 60.2 is missing.

Foxit Reader is my favourite PDF program. To be able to save and print from the preview window in Firefox (on the left hand upper side) I use the ESR channel. Till versio… (read more)

Foxit Reader is my favourite PDF program. To be able to save and print from the preview window in Firefox (on the left hand upper side) I use the ESR channel. Till version 59.9 at the bottom of the preview window a toolbar appeared with which I could save or print the document. Since the upgrade to version 60.2, this toolbar does not appear (which was the fact when I used the standard version of Firefox). I want to downgrade to ESR 59.9 (though Mozilla does not recommend this) in order to have back the toolbar, but if I choose for this version (in the download history under 'options') the latest version remains. Secondly: Is there a way to retrieve the mentioned toolbar in ESR version 60.2?

Asked by Victor 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Can't download pdf files with firefox.

I have no problem downloading pdf's with Chrome, and yet firefox won't allow me download pdf files. I have tired unchecking any all boxes that I can see to solve the prob… (read more)

I have no problem downloading pdf's with Chrome, and yet firefox won't allow me download pdf files. I have tired unchecking any all boxes that I can see to solve the problem, but no luck. Even with every new upgrade to firefox, the problem persists. Any thoughts?

Asked by Geowit 2 years ago

Last reply by Geowit 2 years ago

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I can no longer take screenshots of pdf files like a couple of weeks ago

Up until a couple weeks ago right clicking on a pdf and selecting to take a screenshot was doing just that - allowing me to take a screenshot of the pdf in the page. Sinc… (read more)

Up until a couple weeks ago right clicking on a pdf and selecting to take a screenshot was doing just that - allowing me to take a screenshot of the pdf in the page. Since then whenever I try to do the same, I get an error saying that this is not a standard web page. Any advice?

Asked by jrsall92 2 years ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 years ago

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My bank, Scotiabank tells me that I must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 installed to view online statements but that I cannot use Firefox for this only Chrome IE

My bank, Scotiabank tells me that I must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 installed to view online statements but that I cannot use Firefox for this only Chrome or Internet … (read more)

My bank, Scotiabank tells me that I must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 installed to view online statements but that I cannot use Firefox for this only Chrome or Internet Explorer. They tell me that Firefox cannot display the pdf document, Is this correct?

Asked by dforrest 3 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 years ago

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"already running" message when I click on links in documents

I used to have two profiles. I deleted one. But I still got profile manager first when starting FF. So I clicked the box to load the default without asking. I'm almos… (read more)

I used to have two profiles. I deleted one. But I still got profile manager first when starting FF. So I clicked the box to load the default without asking. I'm almost sure that it was immediately after that, when clicking on links elsewhere (e.g. shortcuts I've created, links in pdfs) I get the "FF is already running message." So I manually opened profile manager and unclicked the "use selected profile without asking" button (and I've gone back and confirmed its unchecked) and I'm still getting the message.

Asked by zarky1 8 months ago

Last reply by Timtak 7 months ago

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Why won't PDFs won't preview in Firefox 36.0? (OS10.9.5)

Since updating to Firefox 36.0 (OS 10.9.5), PDFs no longer preview in Firefox: I'm prompted to download and save them -- even though in Firefox Preferences, the default s… (read more)

Since updating to Firefox 36.0 (OS 10.9.5), PDFs no longer preview in Firefox: I'm prompted to download and save them -- even though in Firefox Preferences, the default selection reads: Preview in Firefox. Help, please.

Asked by AW 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Unable to download PDF file for bank monthly statements

For the past month I've stopped being able to download the PDF file for my monthly bank statements. I've exchanged multiple e-mails with my bank's Online Banking technic… (read more)

For the past month I've stopped being able to download the PDF file for my monthly bank statements. I've exchanged multiple e-mails with my bank's Online Banking technical support, but no one there is using Firefox 40; only IE, which Avast broke for me a couple of years ago and has been non-functioning ever since.

One thing I wanted to try is to prevent Firefox from opening the PDF file into its own browser window. I just want to download the file, not view it in the browser (which is failing to happen anyway). Is there anything in about:config that I could tweak to prevent Firefox from firing up its own PDF internal viewer? What may be complicating matters is that I refuse to use Adobe as my PDF reader. BLOATWARE. Instead I use Foxit Reader, which is extremely fast, small, has never failed me in the past and continues to work perfectly when I download PDF files from all other web sites.

One more thing. When Firefox is downloading the file in question the download proceeds quite rapidly, then abruptly stops. The error message that pops up is as follows:

"Secure Connection Failed

The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.

• The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.

• Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem."

One final thing: I am on a dial-up connection. But since the download appears to proceed quite rapidly (takes less than twenty seconds before it suddenly quits on me), then I rather doubt my slow connection speed could be causing the problem.


Thanks in advance for any assistance with this problem.

Asked by Dandelion 5 years ago

Last reply by Dandelion 5 years ago

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cannot open pdf files in Firefox.

I cannot open pdf files in Firefox. (I can in Chrome). I tried Menu - Preferences - PDF - Use Adobe Acrobat Professional. Also tried the same with PDF Browser Plugin 2.4… (read more)

I cannot open pdf files in Firefox. (I can in Chrome). I tried Menu - Preferences - PDF - Use Adobe Acrobat Professional. Also tried the same with PDF Browser Plugin 2.4.4 Clicking on a PDF link just opens a blank page.

Asked by Robert5280 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Built-in pdf viewer not available

I am running FF 77.0.1. This has been an issue for awhile however. In Options, under Applications/PDF, there is no Preview in Firefox option. I've tried quitting FF, rena… (read more)

I am running FF 77.0.1. This has been an issue for awhile however. In Options, under Applications/PDF, there is no Preview in Firefox option. I've tried quitting FF, renaming/moving handlers.json; but on re-opening the relevant section remains the same(action=0). I discovered about:config pdfjs.disable=false, previously it was set to true. Then in Options/Applications/PDF, "Firefox" is an option to open, and the action=3 in handlers.json, however the behavior of downloaded pdfs is the same (downloaded). (This is trying example pdfs from different sites). I've tried changing about:config security.cps.enable=false, no change. I've also seen a plugin to "fix content types" that shows up on this site, but it didn't change anything. From what I gather, action=3 should be Preview in Firefox, not Firefox, and all pdfs are being downloaded. Is there a way to fix this? Not seeing pdfs in browser is significantly annoying.

Asked by jsauve 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Embed PDF not working windows10 firefox65 32bit

It looks like windows10 firefox65 32bit displaying embedded PDFs does not work. there's no error in the console. you can test it here: https://pdfobject.com/ works fine i… (read more)

It looks like windows10 firefox65 32bit displaying embedded PDFs does not work. there's no error in the console. you can test it here: https://pdfobject.com/

works fine in windows 7 32 and 64 bit, and windows 64 bit. this is causing huge issues with clients, please investigate urgently.

Asked by robtrip 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Why can't Firefox load page http://www.cslewisinstitute.org/webfm_send/770 ?

I would like to write to the site to suggest fixing the code (which, among other problems, seems to include a recursive embed), but am stumped on two issues: a) Why othe… (read more)

I would like to write to the site to suggest fixing the code (which, among other problems, seems to include a recursive embed), but am stumped on two issues:

 a) Why other browsers have no problem with the page;
 b) Why Firefox does not even load the page code for analysis.

Can someone help with this?

Asked by John Kaufmann 1 year ago

Last reply by John Kaufmann 1 year ago

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FF PDF viewer - Users can't open links in pdf documents

My website has a number of pdf pages, each of which has a linked button for "More detail". This works fine in IE and fine in Pale Moon and fine in CHrome and fine even … (read more)

My website has a number of pdf pages, each of which has a linked button for "More detail". This works fine in IE and fine in Pale Moon and fine in CHrome and fine even in FF if FF is set to use the Adobe pdf viewer.

But if FF is using the built in viewer, the links don't work, either completely non-responsive, or go to the wrong address.

This issue has been bugging people for a few years, is it possible to get it fixed please? I am tired of dealing with frustrated users who can't open the linked files.

Example look here: http://canberrabirds.org.au/wp-content/BirdSummaryData/Australasian%20Bittern.pdf andclick on More Detail blue button at top.

Asked by jrsubs 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Why does firefox open pdf automatically on some pages

A weird one. I'm using Windows (7 or 8.1) and Firefox 40.0.3 – some setting must be screwed up. When I click on some links on The Australian news website, it goes to tha… (read more)

A weird one. I'm using Windows (7 or 8.1) and Firefox 40.0.3 – some setting must be screwed up.

When I click on some links on The Australian news website, it goes to that page, and automatically opens an associated PDF. This is a recent problem, on both my computers.

How can I stop this?

Thanks

Asked by adslimq2 5 years ago

Answered by adslimq2 5 years ago

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Firefox not displaying parts of page correctly

For some reason, Firefox is now not displaying parts of the page correctly. I've noticed this mostly in my Wordpress Jetpack stats, but as I've gone around the web, it's … (read more)

For some reason, Firefox is now not displaying parts of the page correctly. I've noticed this mostly in my Wordpress Jetpack stats, but as I've gone around the web, it's been doing the same with PDFs as well. Videos and regular images are fine.

Here are some sample images. These are supposed to be JetPack stats, you should see line graphs, but it just looks like you changed the TV channel to a non-operating signal.

http://queenoftherandomjob.com/Jetpack-Nerds.jpg http://queenoftherandomjob.com/Jetpack-TOM.jpg http://queenoftherandomjob.com/Jetpack-QRJ.jpg

Here's what I see on a PDF: http://queenoftherandomjob.com/Bernie.jpg And the actual link to the PDF: https://berniesanders.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Wall-St-Letter-1.pdf

I spoke with Jetpack and they said it definitely was a browser issue...I have checked in Safari and Opera and everything is rendering fine there. PDFs, Wordpress...no issue.

This issue started just last week, and I haven't installed or changed anything. Everything was fine in the morning, and then in the evening, it went all wiggy. I do not have Avast anti-virus (this seems to be the culprit in other people's issues,) and I'm on a Macbook. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox, cleared the cache, etc. I'm still having issues.

If anyone has any advice, I'd really appreciate it! Thanks!

Asked by QueenBuzzy 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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No longer able to save PDF to desktop

When attempting to Save a PDF to my Desktop the file instead goes to my Desktop Folder instead of the Desktop I can see. Open PDF file > File > Save As - box then o… (read more)

When attempting to Save a PDF to my Desktop the file instead goes to my Desktop Folder instead of the Desktop I can see.

Open PDF file > File > Save As - box then opens - My Computer > Desktop > C:\Users\Me\Desktop. I select Favorites > Desktop. The PDF is then saved to that folder BUT does NOT appear on my visible Desktop.

FF version 54.0 (64 bit) on Windows 7.

Asked by MAB5 3 years ago

Last reply by MAB5 3 years ago

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When I click on a PDF, it reports File type text/plain type (text/plain) is not supported

I'm on a CentOS v6.10 machine with the latest available firefox, (firefox-60.1.0-6.el6.centos.x86_64). When I click on a PDF, it downloads it properly, but when I click … (read more)

I'm on a CentOS v6.10 machine with the latest available firefox, (firefox-60.1.0-6.el6.centos.x86_64). When I click on a PDF, it downloads it properly, but when I click on the downloads progress icon and click on the file, it reports "Unable to open document. File type text/plain type (text/plain) is not supported". The default app for PDFs is evince as it has been for years. That worked fine until the recent major update of firefox. If I set it for the standard firefox PDF viewer, the result is still the same.

Asked by bobcatos 2 years ago

Last reply by WestEnd 2 years ago