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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 6 months ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 6 months 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 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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As Firefox is my pdf browser, when I click on a pdf it keeps opening the file, in an infinite loop, opening tab after tab after tab....

I think my one sentence does it. I am using Firefox as my pdf browser. I click on a file in Explorer, then it keeps opening the file continually in Firefox. If I catch… (read more)

I think my one sentence does it. I am using Firefox as my pdf browser. I click on a file in Explorer, then it keeps opening the file continually in Firefox. If I catch it in time, I can close firefox. If not, I cannot even use the Task Manager. I have to hold the off button until my machine turns off. Thank you for any thoughts on this. I believe it is a bug. WR/~ David

Asked by David 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months 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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can't print to a pdf

If I'm in Firefox and want to print an editable (to highlight) pdf page, I go to "Print" then choose either "Microsoft Print to PDF" or "Wondershare PDF element". What i… (read more)

If I'm in Firefox and want to print an editable (to highlight) pdf page, I go to "Print" then choose either "Microsoft Print to PDF" or "Wondershare PDF element". What is displayed is never right. It may show the 1st page . . but not the rest; or nothing at all. I was going to try "Nitro Pro 12" but it appears that there is no way to install its "plug-in" now with Firefox.

    The end I want to get to is to have the ability, from within Firefox, to convert or "print" a pdf, that is editable, and will allow highlighting, from the webpage HTML.  It would be nice if it could be done, all at once right from the browser, without having to go through multiple steps - like taking a "screenshot" then uploading that image to some other site - which has also had unsatisfactory results (each "step" having the potential for some other unforeseen screw up or incompatibility).  I've spent a lot of time searching and can't find anything.
    Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by jandd 1 year ago

Answered by jandd 1 year ago

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The data on PDF is cut off at the bottom. The settings are proper ; Text Only Zoom is unchecked & Minimum Font Size is None

The settings are proper ; Text Only Zoom is unchecked & Minimum Font Size is None. However, the text is cut off in the sentences when PDF is opened in Mozilla. The sa… (read more)

The settings are proper ; Text Only Zoom is unchecked & Minimum Font Size is None. However, the text is cut off in the sentences when PDF is opened in Mozilla. The same looks good in IE and Chrome.

Asked by G3gld 2 years ago

Answered by G3gld 2 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 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Firefox PDF reader not showing watermarks

Firefox PDF reader is not showing watermarks. People can see (and print?) my free samples minus the watermarks that are in them. eg at lauriewilliamsmusic.com/composers/l… (read more)

Firefox PDF reader is not showing watermarks.

People can see (and print?) my free samples minus the watermarks that are in them.

eg at lauriewilliamsmusic.com/composers/laurie-williams/auld-lang-syne/

Watermarks were put in by PDFill Free PDF Tools and always show up in Adobe Reader.

I never imagined that such a failure could happen until I was checking things today and saw it. Not good.

Just realised that this thing is asking about my browser. I'm writing this in Chrome but I have the latest version of Firefox.

Asked by Laurie Williams 5 years ago

Answered by Laurie Williams 5 years ago

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PDF downloads consistently fail

For the last several versions of Firefox, all attempts at PDF downloads fail. On rare occasions I can go to Save As..., get a dialogue box and save the file. But 80+% o… (read more)

For the last several versions of Firefox, all attempts at PDF downloads fail. On rare occasions I can go to Save As..., get a dialogue box and save the file. But 80+% of the time it just fails and I have to go and paste the URL into Safari to get the file. Every time Ffx. upgrades I think this might get fixed, but it hasn't. I'm running AdBan and Do Not Track Me in both browsers, so that shouldn't be the issue. Please advise.

Asked by brianvt 6 years ago

Answered by guigs 6 years ago