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    PDFs in Firefox

    Okay,

    We have a new laptop and we primarily use Firefox for Internet browsing. We have Adobe 9 installed. We can not see PDFs from weblinks inside of Firefox but can in IE.

    The error message is attached.

    thoughts?

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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    What version of the Adobe plug-in is installed? Tools -> Add-Ons -> Plugins



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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Have you looked at Options--Applications to see which program you've said is to open pdf docs? Might need to change it.



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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Quote Originally Posted by richey24 View Post
    What version of the Adobe plug-in is installed? Tools -> Add-Ons -> Plugins
    8.1.3.137


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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Quote Originally Posted by d4nim4l View Post
    Beat me to it. Get Foxit. Foxit is to Adobe what Firefox is to Internet Explorer.



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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Quote Originally Posted by Ms3r4ISU View Post
    Have you looked at Options--Applications to see which program you've said is to open pdf docs? Might need to change it.
    adobe in firefox. When I change it to Adobe9, it opens a new window in the adobe app to view. I would like to view inside of firefox.

    thanks for the replies btw.

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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    8.1.3.137
    I've got 9.1.0.163 and it works fine. Maybe you need to update the plug-in.


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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Quote Originally Posted by gogagig View Post
    Beat me to it. Get Foxit. Foxit is to Adobe what Firefox is to Internet Explorer.
    I need to uninstall Adobe?

    Or change the PDF application settings inside of FF to use this?

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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    8.1.3.137
    Mine's 9.0.0.something, but I would second the switch to Foxit, I use that at home and like it.



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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Quote Originally Posted by richey24 View Post
    Mine's 9.0.0.something, but I would second the switch to Foxit, I use that at home and like it.
    My past experience has been to do this as well. I struggled with this for awhile and then finally installed Foxit and everything worked like I was use to with IE.


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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Tools>Options>Applications

    under Action, change it (Adobe Acrobat Document) to:

    Use Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox)

    Restart Firefox


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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    adobe in firefox. When I change it to Adobe9, it opens a new window in the adobe app to view. I would like to view inside of firefox.

    thanks for the replies btw.

    -keep
    For "PDF file" mine is set at "Always ask".
    For the two "Adobe Acrobat Forms Document.." choices, it's Use Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox). This pull-down choice menu also has "Use Adobe Acrobat 9.1 (default).

    I have FF 3.5.1 and Adobe Acrobat 9.1.0.163



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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Another plug for foxit!



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    Re: PDFs in Firefox

    Quote Originally Posted by d4nim4l View Post
    Could not agree more! Foxit is much quicker than Adobe in opening PDFs!



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