akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jun 27 14:02:03 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-06-27 at 10:50 +0530, Rogue wrote:
> Erik P. Olsen wrote:
> > Aaron Konstam wrote:
> >> On Mon, 2007-06-25 at 23:55 +0200, Erik P. Olsen wrote:
> >>> Aaron Konstam wrote:
> >>> [snip]
> >>>> Go to: about:config
> >>>> in the browser, Then change the value of the config parameter:
> >>>> browser.download.hide_plugins_without_extensions
> >>>> from true to false.
> >>>> This will allow you to go to: Edit->preferences->Content
> >>>> Then in box called File types click on Manage.
> >>> I use firefox 22.214.171.124 and I don't see this "File Types" box. Do I
> >>> need an extension to get it?
> >>>> There you will see a list of what application handles which extension
> >>>> type. This can now be changed. This hidden feature of firefox is
> >>>> helpful
> >>>> in situations such as yours.
> >>> --
> >>> Ciao, Erik.
> >> I don't think it is called File types in that version. But there is a
> >> manage
> >> tab that you can click on near the lower right of of the Contents
> >> window.
> > I checked again, and I don't see this "Manage" button on the content
> > window. However, I found it on firefox 126.96.36.199, so I assume it's a
> > version 2 feature only.
First let me admit my boo-boo. In firefox 1.5.x instead of Manage you
get two windows: Helpers and plugins.
There should be lines that start with Adobe like Adone Document Formatter
. Those are the ones that should be associated with acroread.
> the browser to bring up a download save/open-with dialog!
> The file types -> manage dialog shows me the behavior of various ere
> types, but all of them do not have a file extension defined.
> Anymore pointers?
> The file that I am trying to load is a OOo -> PDF document -> Uploaded
> onto the web. http://roguexz.googlepages.com/HarshaRamesh.pdf
> I do not think that it is an issue with the document per se, or is it?
Bizoos, n.: The millions of tiny individual bumps that make up a
basketball. -- Rich Hall, "Sniglets"
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at sbcglobal.net
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