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

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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Chrome: open PDFs in Adobe not in the browser

Lately when I download a PDF in Chrome and click the downloaded file in the bar at the bottom, it opens in chrome. I would like it to open in adobe as default, since I download mostly files with ...
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How to automatically open “saved” pdfs in system viewer on chrome?

As discussed in ghacks and slashdot Chrome no longer lets you automatically open downloaded pdfs in your System viewer. In general, I like using the built-in Chrome PDF viewer, but for some longer ...
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Acrobat Chrome extension printing index.html/parent directory

Below is an example of a few HTML files in a directory structure: example.com /contents index.html about.html sample.html If I try to use the Acrobat extension to convert about.html ...
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Can't view PDF in Chrome (using Acrobat Reader) unless I select “Inspect element”

Respective versions: Chrome: 32.0.1700.76 m Acrobat Reader: 11.0.06 OS: Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit) I use the Acrobat plugin (rather than Chrome's default PDF reader) because there are features ...
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How do you make Adobe PDF reader plugin not crash in Google Chrome for Windows?

Google Chrome for Windows come with its own PDF viewer, but I prefer the better functionality of Adobe's own PDF viewer plugin. The problem is, it keeps crashing. The problem is not unique to me, as ...
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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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How to print on Chrome with website info (printed file URL)?

I am trying to print this pdf file through Google Chrome. For administrative reasons I would like to prove on the printed page that this comes from a certain website. How to print this document in ...
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Extract pdf / image from doc88 Flash viewer

doc88.com uses some kind of encryption to protect pdf files. I used Chrome developer tools and found that it loads .ebt file. I think its encrypted Pdf / Swf file. I found the following reply Here ...
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Full URL of PDF in Google search results

When I click a PDF link in Google search, in the Google Chromium web browser, it does not display the URL of the PDF in the address bar - it just downloads the PDF. Often, the green URL displayed ...
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1answer
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How to open PDF file in Chrome via command in Linux?

Chrome can view PDF file, so I decide to make it as my default PDF viewer. However, I do not know how to open PDF file in chrome via my terminal emulator. I have tried a command google-chrome ...
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Save Multiple Pdfs links at once [duplicate]

Supppose there are links to pdf files on a web page as follows: exam1.pdf from 2004 exam2.pdf from 2005 exam3.pdf from 2006 exam4.pdf from 2007 exam5.pdf from 2008 The exam*.pdfs are link ...
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Disable “This type of file can harm your computer” nag in chrome

I don't want to see that Discard/Keep dialog when downloading a pdf file in browser. I just want it to automatically save to my default location. I'm using chrome on Ubuntu 13.04.
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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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187 views

Using both Adobe Reader and built-in PDF viewer in Google Chrome

I would like to use both Chrome's built-in PDF viewer and the Adobe Reader plugin at the same time. Specifically, I want to open PDFs with the built-in viewer by default (because I think it is more ...
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1answer
181 views

How can I publish to web a PDF file that was converted from a Word file with working links?

I'm trying to maintain a series of publications that are currently in Microsoft Word format and are updated annually by different people. I need to publish them to web and so I thought the best ...
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145 views

Back button of Google Chrome after clicking a hyperlink whose target is on the same PDF document

PDF documents have hyperlinks to the contents on the same document (analogous to "#section" hrefs for an HTML document). Where's the back button to go back to the page I was on (where I clicked the ...
2
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1answer
809 views

How can a PDF file harm your computer?

Google Chrome warns against all downloaded PDF files. I've also heard through various sources on the internet that PDF files are vulnerable, and hackers can potentially compromise your system if you ...
2
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1answer
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pdf - Get current page number in Google Chrome

In Google Chrome, is it possible to get the current page number of a pdf document (the page that I'm viewing)? I have a document that is over 100 pages long, and I can't find the currently viewed page ...
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Print the currently viewed page in Google Chrome PDF viewer

When I'm viewing a large PDF document in Google Chrome, I often need to print a specific page, but I don't see an option to print the current page. Is it possible to print the page that I'm viewing in ...
4
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How can I copy this quote from PDF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PDF has garbled text when copy pasting I'm reading a PDF copy of Jerome H. Friedman's paper "Data Mining and Statistics: What's the Connection?" using Google Chrome. It ...
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4answers
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In Chrome, how do I directly download a PDF from a Google search

When PDF files are returned by a Google search, sometimes I'd like to just download them, rather than viewing them in the browser. How on earth do I do this in Chrome? I can't right-click the link ...
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Save all PDFs in all tabs in Google Chrome

Tab managers are a dime a dozen in Chrome. But do any of them let you save the contents of all the tabs you have open? I have forty-odd PDFs of research papers open in my tabs, and I just want to ...
4
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1answer
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How do I save a pdf file to Google Drive?

If I have opened a PDF file in Chrome with its plug-in Chrome PDF viewer, how can I save it to Google Drive directly instead of downloading it first and uploading it? Is there an extension that could ...
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How do I make Adobe Reader the default PDF reader in Chrome?

I installed Chrome 17.0.963.56 on my MAC running MAC OS 10.6.8. I cannot find where to make the Adobe Reader the default in the preferences.
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1answer
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Why can't I make Google Chrome my default PDF viewer any more?

I am trying to make Google Chrome the default program for opening PDF files on a Windows 7 PC. I right click the PDF and choose 'Open With'. Chrome is not listed, so I browse to its location ...
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How to change default page print size in chrome

Is it possible to change the default page print size in Chrome? I'm printing the webpage to a pdf file and it seems that the size is letter. I want to be able to change that to A4. Or if there are any ...
4
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4answers
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How can I read a PDF document and use a dictionary at the same time?

Could anybody point we to a way how could I read a PDF from Chrome and use a dictionary (e.g. English dictionary extensions from Google)? I wish to double click a word and choose "translate" (or ...
2
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Rendering Ligatures in PDFs in Chrome on OSX

When viewing pdf files in Google Chrome on OSX Lion, certain PDFs do not render properly. Namely, when there are ligatures (an fi combination or a ff combination) the two letters are replaced with a ...
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2answers
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How can I rotate PDF files by 90° in Google Chrome?

Sometimes I have pdf files that have pages shown horizontally. I usually use Google Chrome to open pdf files, and I was wondering is there anyway to "turn" the file by 90deg so that I can read the pdf ...
2
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3answers
196 views

is there anyway we can save the “scroll state” of the PDF file in the chrome tab?

I am reading my PDF files using Chrome. Now the problem is that whenever I close that Chrome tab and reopen it again, the PDF file scroll up to page 1. In some text-based pdfs, this is annoying but ...
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1answer
145 views

how do we know how many pages a pdf file is within the Chrome browser?

is there anyway we could say know how many pages a pdf file is within the Chrome browser? like say because i often like to open my pdf files in chrome and its realy annoying that i can't know how many ...
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2answers
231 views

Using Chrome, why is PDF downloaded from one site but displayed with Chrome pdf viewer from another site?

My company moved our shared files from one instance of Microsoft Sharepoint to another instance. Strangely, when I try to open a PDF in the new instance, Chrome downloads the PDF, while in the old ...
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2answers
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How to record a “macro” that saves web pages as PDF in OSX

I frequently save pages as PDF from Chrome on OSX. The page is apple-P then click the PDF button and the "Save as PDF.." menu item. I always use the pre-filled filename and save in the default ...
4
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2answers
735 views

Disabling Chrome's built-in PDF viewer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stop PDFs from displaying inside Google Chrome Chrome now has a built-in pdf viewer, and it's one of the worst I've seen. You can't even save the file you're viewing! Is ...
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2answers
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Chrome 9: how to save PDF?

Chrome natively displays PDFs within the browser. Sometimes, I want to save a copy of the displayed PDF locally on my drive. How do I do that? I tried doing "Save Page as ..." but that didn't work. ...
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1answer
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How do I show a PDF's table of contents in Chrome?

Chrome seems to use it's own PDF reader which is fairly nice, but is there any way to display the table of contents in it? Some PDFs simply lack pages for a traditional index and simply use the PDF ...
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2answers
773 views

How do I download / print pdfs in the new chrome integrated viewer?

Chrome recently started opening pdfs inside the browser. This is a great feature - it is fast, easy to read, and saves me from having to open it up in a separate browser. However, it is not clear to ...
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1answer
171 views

how to make chrome pdf viewer faster

how to make chrome pdf viewer faster? Is it possible to make it faster, or are there any chrome extensions that will serve as a pdf viewer which is faster than the default pdf viewer in chrome and ...
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How do I tell Chrome to open a pdf in Mac Preview instead of in-line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable automatic opening of PDF files in chrome I've looked at the answers to this question: How to disable automatic opening of PDF files in chrome, but they do ...
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How to open pdf in Chrome's integrated viewer without downloading it

So I was really excited about the new integrated pdf viewer in chrome. However when I click on a pdf file link, chrome offers to download it instead of opening it inside its viewer. How do i get it ...
7
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Stop Chrome from opening pdfs in Google Docs Viewer

Some time ago my Chrome started to open PDFs in Google Docs viewer. I don't really know if I did something to force this behaviour, but I would like to view it as I was before (using Foxit Reader ...
0
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1answer
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How can I enable the PDF bar in Google Chrome?

How can I enable the PDF bar in Google Chrome? I can view my PDF files, but recently I can't use all the buttons such as Save, Print... my bar disappeared.
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Make Chrome always open PDFs itself

I'm looking for a way to make Google Chrome always open PDFs with its internal viewer when I click a link, as opposed to downloading it to the default location. It works with most URLs, but some ...
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1answer
351 views

Problem opening pdfs on Google Chrome

I have recently started to use Google Chrome again and noticed that it was having difficulties with opening pdfs. (I'm reading scientific journals) When I click on the link to open the pdf, it would ...
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1answer
196 views

Chrome won't display PDFs

In Chrome, I can't seem to be able to view PDFs anymore. These all display forever-loading (or crashing!) tabs for me, but in Firefox, they whip right up: ...
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4answers
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How to disable automatic opening of PDF files in chrome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stop PDFs from displaying inside Google Chrome Chrome is opening the PDF files automatically and don't give option to save the file. How can i change this behavior?
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4answers
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Chrome for Linux doesn't display pdf's

I am using latest chrome package for Debian and it doesn't seem to handle acrobat plugin correctly - when I open a pdf there is just nothing on the screen (kind of dark grey colour). How can I ...
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8answers
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Stop PDFs from displaying inside Google Chrome

When I click on a PDF link in Chrome, it opens automatically inside the browser window. How can I get it to download instead and open with an external viewer? Update: I implemented djhowell's ...