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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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1answer
449 views

How to disable plugins on Foxit Reader?

I'm using Foxit Reader to read PDFs on my Windows 8 and it some times crashes, according to the crashing messsage, it crashed because of a specific plugin installed on it, when I go to "HELP" > "About ...
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Can't see pdf files embedded in web sites on Iceweasel

I try to access this site (a newspaper archive) and I got the message that I need a plug-in to see the content of the page, which is a PDF file embedded on it. If I click on 'Download' (Descargar) ...
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1answer
236 views

Windows Search OCR plugin/extension

Is there any plugin or solution available to let Windows Search index text in graphic pages embedded into pdf files. Something like the amazing Omnipage OCR plugin which was available for Google ...
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0answers
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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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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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114 views

Browser plugin for measuring PDF

Is there a browser plugin that can allow a user to measure objects on a PDF in the browser window? It needs to be cross-browser.
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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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Why not open a PDF file in the browser but first save it to the harddisk?

Question Is it correct that saving a PDF to the hard disk first, and then opening it from there with some PDF reader (not the browser) is safer than opening it directly with the browser plugin? My ...
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4answers
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Setting the default zoom level for Acrobat Reader browser plugin

I have a large monitor and when a PDF file is opened in my browser with the PDF plugin the letters are tiny with 100% zoom level. Every time I have to set it to 200% manually to be able to read the ...
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9answers
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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 ...
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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 ...