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Ever since Firefox got updated to version 30 I get annoying permission messages to open pdfs

Every time I try to open a pdf with Firefox, I get After I click on it the following opens up I press "Allow and remember", but it does not remember. How can I ensure that it remembers?
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Firefox Android - Save as PDF with multiple pages

I am using the save as PDF functionality from Firefox Android. Even when there are manual page breaks, it tries saving the document as a single page. Any way to get it to print multiple pages ( as ...
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“Use Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox)” does not appear as an option for “Portable Document Format (PDF)”

I need to be able to use FDF's in PDF's and to do so I need to use Adobe Acrobat as Firefox's built-in PDF viewer doesn't FDF's. Problem is... that option is no longer appearing. "Use Adobe Acrobat ...
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2answers
73 views

Why is Chrome the only major browser that supports printing to PDF? [closed]

Chrome has had the ability to print a webpage to a PDF for quite a while now. Why is it that the other 2 major browsers have not followed suit? Is it because of... licensing technological hurdle ...
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1answer
71 views

How can I print a large web page to a single-page pdf with custom dimensions?

I am trying to convert this page to a single-page, 19 x 13 pdf file. I am running Firefox under Ubuntu and trying to use the Print To File option, but it is splitting the web page into multiple ...
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25 views

What is the keyboard shortcut to jump to a page number in the firefox pdf viewer?

I'd like to know the keyboard shortcut to select the page navigation field in the firefox pdf viewer, so I can jump to a desired page. I'm using Firefox 27.0.1 on Ubuntu.
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unable to load FDF's in firefox

If I go to Options -> Applications I see this: When I then view a PDF with an FDF in Firefox I get a "This PDF document might not be displayed correctly" warning and none of the fields are ...
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2answers
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How can I make Firefox annotate links which point to files such as PDFs, which won't be opened in Firefox?

I want Firefox to scan every page, and for every <a href="URI">Text</a> element, I want Text to be replaced with Text [PDF] if URI point to a PDF file (similar to Google Scholar results). ...
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61 views

pdf files downloaded from firefox are sometimes opened by evince and sometimes by emacs

My OS is Ubuntu 12.04. My firefox is 26.0. When I try to directly open (instead of save) pdf files downloaded from firefox, I am sometimes asked to open the file in Evince and sometimes in Emacs. ...
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71 views

Mac OS X can only view online PDF in Safari

I use Chrome and Firefox to view PDFs online almost every single day. However, from yesterday I noticed that PDFs cannot be opened in both of them. The only browser can open a PDF document online is ...
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1answer
143 views

PDF.js on Firefox

So I'm currently running Firefox 25 on Ubuntu 13.10, which is supposed to have the PDF reader in-built. I had the add-on when Mozilla released it a while back when it was being experimented, and now ...
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1answer
366 views

Why is the font in firefox embeded pdf reader so ugly?

I got the problem that the fonts in the firefox (ver. 25.0) looks really ugly and are a pain to read. When I save the PDF and open it with adobe reader, it's ok. Here's a screenshot which shows a PDF ...
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Opening .pdf's on Google Drive using Adobe Acrobat

Note: this is a question about Google Drive, not Firefox options. I've been using Google Drive and Docs a lot, so I tend to keep .PDFs on Drive as well just for convenient storage. But I don't like ...
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1answer
386 views

How to convert HTML to PDF preserving visibility of content inside scrollable areas

When i convert HTML content to PDF using "Print Pages to PDF" plugin for firefox (scrollable area content are preserved however cannot see them) Save as HTML -> Open with Word 2010 -> PDF ...
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1answer
274 views

How to open pdf.js in Firefox via chrome:// URL?

Firefox components supposedly being accessible by chrome urls (aka. "chrome:// protocol"). How do I open the now built-in pdf.js pdf reader? I would like to open local pdf files but does not want to ...
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0answers
35 views

Firefox acrobat plugin inconsistant

The firefox acrobat pdf plugin is displaying the PDF files in an inconsistent way. Sometimes it's like the left, where there's only a few buttons floating at the bottom, and sometimes it's like ...
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1answer
53 views

Firefox reads .pdf files as text

When I run a .pdf file from a DVD with Firefox it reads it like the picture shows: picture here Why is this happening?
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0answers
85 views

How can I disable the FF warning everytime in the pdf browser?

How can I disable this from showing up whenever I open a pdf?
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1answer
344 views

How to have space bar scroll half the page instead

Can the space bar scroll behavior be modified in all apps (such as Firefox, pdf viewers, etc.)? It's dizzying to have space bar scroll the full page -- I often lose track of what I'm reading. I ...
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2answers
1k views

How to open pdf in Firefox with Foxit pdf Reader plugin

How can I open pdf file in my browser with the Foxit pdf reader plugin? It worked before, but now when I click on a pdf link it automatically downloads it.
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1answer
336 views

why do firefox and chrome's built in pdf viewers not support fdf's? [closed]

Is there any particular reason why the built-in PDF viewers in Chrome and the latest version of Firefox don't support FDF's? Seems like they went to great effort to get PDFs working and then just at ...
2
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1answer
371 views

How to prevent Adobe Acrobat Reader opening PDF files in Firefox?

I'm using PDFXchange Viewer to open PDF files, because it's much faster compared to Adobe Reader and I like the rendering better. I had to install Adobe Reader for testing purposes, and now Firefox ...
3
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7answers
3k views

PDF files are opening in Firefox, undesiredly

PDF files have suddenly started to open within the browser windows of Firefox 17. The PDF files are being displayed with the Adobe Acrobat plugin, which is odd, since I have explicitly disabled the ...
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1answer
427 views

How can I view a PDF in Firefox when the server specifies the wrong content type?

I am using Mozilla Firefox with a PDF viewer plug-in. The plug-in has been correctly associated with Adobe Reader files to view them in the browser in the settings. I would like to be able to view ...
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1answer
298 views

PDFs not opening in WaterFox, even after installing FoxIt

When I click on a pdf it automatically downloads and the download manager pops up but no program opens. I downloaded FoxIt for pdfs but still same problem.
3
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1answer
71 views

How to allow in-browser PDF viewing for just one particular site in Firefox?

I generally prefer to save PDF files to disk and have configured my Firefox accordingly. But there is one website (of great use for me) which uses PDF for its pages excessively. Is there a way to ...
2
votes
1answer
148 views

How can I capture PDFs of websites that faithfully reproduce styles and layout?

Working with a limited set-up (Adobe Acrobat X Pro, IE 7, Firefox 9) I need to create hundreds of PDF archives of websites. As much as possible I need to preserve the style and layout of the pages. I ...
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4answers
601 views

How do I print an entire page in Firefox?

For my personal records (e.g. receipts), I like to print a web page in Firefox using CUPS print-to-pdf. This works great when the page layout is narrow. However, if the page is too wide, the output is ...
3
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1answer
705 views

Script firefox to print to PDF

I like finetuning my ebooks to make them look really nice, and since my e-reader has limited justification capabilities (that is, it's really bad at justifying text), I usually print my html books as ...
2
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2answers
102 views

Firefox 5 and PDF

I heard that Firefox 5 had introduced support for native PDF reading but I tried opening a PDF link and it continues trying to ask me where to download the PDF. Is this feature supposed to work only ...
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1answer
920 views

How to change the application to open pdf file in Firefox

In Firefox, when I clicked a pdf file in website, I would be asked to download the pdf file or open the pdf file in evince running outside Firefox. Since I install Adobe Reader, whenever I clicked a ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

Opening a PDF in Firefox 4 on OS X

So I used to use this: http://code.google.com/p/firefox-mac-pdf/ but it was only for FF3. I've looked through the extensions via the Add-on manager and I can't seem to find this or something similar ...
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1answer
618 views

Firefox can not open PDF in mac os x

when I click into ome link using the last Firefox (3.6.x) on Mac OS X (last snow leopard), it always asks me to save the file instead of opening it automatically. I check in applications and select ...
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1answer
272 views

PDFs not opening correctly in FireFox

Windows 7 Firefox 3.6 Adobe Reader 9 Whenever I try to open PDFs in FireFox, I sometimes get a message box with no title and no text, just an "OK" button. I have to refresh the page multiple times ...
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1answer
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How to reinstate toolbars on an embedded PDF with Firefox and Adobe Reader plugin?

Using Firefox I was viewing a PDF file embedded within a web page, with the toolbar available. After right-clicking to deselect the toolbar (I was testing something) I cannot find a way to reinstate ...
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1answer
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Making evince the default application for embedding PDFs in firefox in ubuntu

While I'm on the subject of complaining about things that upgrading to ubuntu 10.04 broke (see here), another problem that happened on moving from 9.04 to 9.10 (I think) is this: Firefox used to open ...
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2answers
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Is there a way to make NoScript always allow .pdf files?

I'm using Firefox with NoScript to stop the bad stuff. I've also told Acrobat Reader to load .pdf files in it's own window instead of inside the browser (because sometimes it locks up, and then I ...
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2answers
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How to view PDFs in Firefox using SumatraPDF

I am trying to view a PDF document in my browser (Firefox 3.6 for Windows XP), like the Adobe Reader does, but using Sumatra PDF instead. However, when I try to do this, it comes up in a separate ...
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5answers
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Viewing PDF in browser (Firefox) on Ubuntu 9.04

How can I view pdfs in the browser in Ubuntu? I've found a solution to use apt-get install acroread mozilla-acroread acroread-plugins but that doesn't seem to work anymore, it says "couldn't find ...
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votes
3answers
1k views

How to use your PDF reader instead of Google Docs in Gmail?

I prefer Foxit Reader over Google Docs, but whenever I receive a PDF file over Gmail I have to either download it or view it in Google Docs. Is there a script (or any other way) to open Gmail PDF ...
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4answers
2k views

In Firefox, is it possible to save a webpage as a PDF?

I'm using Firefox on linux exclusively.
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433 views

Saving blog items as pdf's

I know of FireShot, a firefox extension, for saving up whole pages of images. And I love it. Great idea, and a very good implementation. But unfortunatelly, often on this kind of sites, you have ...
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Firefox print to pdf font issue

I printed a web page to a pdf document in Firefox 3.5 on Ubuntu 9.04. I emailed it to a person who opened the pdf in Adobe Reader on Windows XP pro. They told me they got the following error when ...
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8answers
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Firefox PDF plugin to view PDF in browser on Windows

Is there any plugin or extension so I can view any PDF directly within Firefox 3.5 on Windows just like with Safari on a Mac? It's annoying to always download and open the file. So I'd like to be ...