On 04/25/09 18:48, Frosted Flake wrote:
> Mark Hansen wrote:
>> On 04/25/09 18:05, Frosted Flake wrote:
>>> George Carden wrote:
>>>> Peter Potamus the Purple Hippo wrote:
>>>>> George Carden wrote:
>>>>>> Peter Potamus the Purple Hippo wrote:
>>>>>>> George Carden wrote:
>>>>>>>> I've always used the Adobe Acrobat Reader to read PDF files.  But 
>>>>>>>> recently I installed the Foxit reader in order to take advantage of 
>>>>>>>> their typing feature to fill out PDF forms.  I still kept the Adobe 
>>>>>>>> reader as my default PDF reader.
>>>>>>>> However, since downloading Foxit, now whenever I get a PDF file in 
>>>>>>>> my email as an attachment, and when I click links to PDF files 
>>>>>>>> within the SeaMonkey browser, it is opening the documents in Foxit 
>>>>>>>> (within the browser).  I want it to open them in Adobe, within the 
>>>>>>>> browser, like it used to before I downloaded Foxit.
>>>>>>>> How can I get that set back?
>>>>>>>> Thanks for your help!
>>>>>>>> -George
>>>>>>> reinstall adobe
>>>>>> I was running Adobe Reader version 8.  I just uninstalled it and 
>>>>>> upgraded to (installed) version 9.1...the latest version, and 
>>>>>> SeaMonkey is still opening my PDFs in Foxit.  Is there some setting 
>>>>>> I'm missing somewhere?
>>>>>> -George
>>>>> yes, there's a setting somewhere in adobe preferences, and I don't 
>>>>> know right now what it is.
>>>> The only setting regarding browsers I see in Adobe and Foxit are "Open 
>>>> documents in browser."  I have it checked for Adobe, and un-checked in 
>>>> Foxit.  SeaMonkey-related PDF's are still opening within the browser 
>>>> with Foxit.  Is there something I need to reset within SeaMonkey 
>>>> preferences or helper applications or something???
>>>> -George
>>> Try makeing Adobe your default program for opening .pdf files.  It is an 
>>> Adobe Reader preference.
>> Do you know where that preference is set? I went all though the Adobe
>> Reader options, and can't find anything like that.
>> Thanks,
> When you open Adobe Reader, does it give you a message aboout not being 
> your default .pdf reader?  If it does, select make Adobe Reader my 
> default to open a .pdf.
> If it does not, try setting file associations in Windows.  From a 
> folder, TOOLS -> FILE TYPES -> Scroll down to PDF.  It tells you what a 
> .pdf opens with.  You can try to CHANGE it to Adobe Reader.  If you do 
> this and Seamonkey works the way you want it, you are set except that 
> when you open a .pdf from outside Seamonkey you will use Adobe Reader 
> instead of Foxit.
> Does this help?

Ummm, I'm not having the problem. I was simply responding to your comment
in which you said "It is an Adobe Reader preference". Perhaps I assumed
too much in thinking you mean Edit -> Preferences in Adobe Reader?

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