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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 … (meer info)

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?

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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… (meer info)

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

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Firefox not downloading web pages as pdf files correctly- missing pages

Having trouble downloading web pages as pdf files. Using current Firefox on OSX High Sierra, same on developer version as standard. I get the first page but subsequent pa… (meer info)

Having trouble downloading web pages as pdf files. Using current Firefox on OSX High Sierra, same on developer version as standard. I get the first page but subsequent pages are blank.

If I do this on Google Chrome it saves them correctly. Probably something silly at my end but cant see it. Disabling all extensions makes no difference.

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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 … (meer info)

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!

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The browser cannot remember the option to open PDFs in browser

Everytime I restart my PC I have to reselect the option to view PDFs on browser. Otherwise, it will start downloading PDFs. Kindly fix this problem with a new update. … (meer info)

Everytime I restart my PC I have to reselect the option to view PDFs on browser. Otherwise, it will start downloading PDFs. Kindly fix this problem with a new update.

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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… (meer info)

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?

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PDF reader in Firefox is not working

I went to option/applications set pdf to open with reader in firefox but this is not working Whenb I have a PDF link it always open with Internet download manager I went … (meer info)

I went to option/applications set pdf to open with reader in firefox but this is not working Whenb I have a PDF link it always open with Internet download manager

I went to about:config , reset the string: plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types did not work

hlp please

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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 … (meer info)

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?

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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… (meer info)

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.

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In the latest Firefox version (July 18) links to other pages in the same site won't work, but other links do. Why not (they work in other browsers)?

Within that same web site the links to its associated PDFs and to other websites work in all browsers, still including Firefox in its latest version, so why the links to … (meer info)

Within that same web site the links to its associated PDFs and to other websites work in all browsers, still including Firefox in its latest version, so why the links to other pages within the same site no longer work in the latest version of Firefox when they always did in every other version is a mystery to me. Being non-technical, the obvious work-around of going back to a previous version is something equally mysterious and therefore inaccessible to me. I have never had to think of doing it before, having been a Firefox (default browser) user for eight years, opting always to have auto upgrades to the latest version because of a trouble-free experience of Firefox - until now.

Filling in an online ballot yesterday on a different website, while using Firefox, threw up a very similar problem. When I clicked on 'read candidates' statements', which had a PDF icon next to it, I wasn't taken to a PDF: nothing happened. So I suspect it was a link to a different page of that website, which comprised just a PDF. All very frustrating. I have reported this to the electoral body which provides the secure online ballot for the organisation staging the election, outlining what I describe above, and asking them too to report this to Mozilla.

My work-around, until Firefox fix this issue, which I have reported to them, is simply to use Internet Explorer or Chrome when necessary, resisting the temptation to make one of them my default browser and thus make even more megabucks for their rapacious owners.

Any help would be appreciated, but please don't assume when you kindly respond that I have technical knowledge! Plain English instructions, please. Thank you.

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Unable to open .pdf file in Firefox

I'm trying to open a .pdf in Firefox but each time I try to a new tab comes up and I get a pop-up asking me if I want to open the file or save it. If I choose to open it … (meer info)

I'm trying to open a .pdf in Firefox but each time I try to a new tab comes up and I get a pop-up asking me if I want to open the file or save it. If I choose to open it with Firefox it does the same thing again and again and again, never opening the file.

What in the Hell is going on here? I know Firefox is capable of open .pdfs, I've done so before. I just don't know why I'm no longer able to.

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Printing to Adobe PDF causes Firefox to freeze

Just for the past few days 12-19-18 or so I've noticed this happening. I'll get an email, click "print" and it will open the email in a pop-up window. I select "Adobe P… (meer info)

Just for the past few days 12-19-18 or so I've noticed this happening. I'll get an email, click "print" and it will open the email in a pop-up window. I select "Adobe PDF" as the printer, and then a window usually comes up showing the progress, and then it opens the pdf in Adobe Acrobat.

Recently, however, when that window comes up and shows the progress bar, it freezes. Sometimes I get error messages (shown in screenshots) but mostly I have to go to Task Manager, shut down firefox.exe processes, and I can't print the file to a PDF at all anymore. When I use this feature in Chrome, it works fine. I mean, it used to in Firefox, too, I don't know what changed.

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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… (meer info)

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.

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Microsoft Edge opening PDF files

When opening an email pdf attachment Microsoft Edge appears in the task bar even though preview in Firefox is set. How would i make Firefox default for this please? attac… (meer info)

When opening an email pdf attachment Microsoft Edge appears in the task bar even though preview in Firefox is set. How would i make Firefox default for this please? attached

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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 … (meer info)

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.

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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… (meer info)

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?

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Open Fillable PDF in Firefox

We have a fillable PDF and we set up firefox as default browser. When we use Firefox to open this Fillable PDF, I got a message: "This PDF docum contains Forms. The filli… (meer info)

We have a fillable PDF and we set up firefox as default browser. When we use Firefox to open this Fillable PDF, I got a message: "This PDF docum contains Forms. The filling of forms fields is not supoorted"

Would you please confirm that I cannot use Firefox to enter info in the fillable forms. Thanks!

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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… (meer info)

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?

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