Browser widget and PDFs

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Mon Nov 26 13:41:54 EST 2018


I thing there is an Open With option likw Wndows has. Try right clicking apdf and see if you can see an always open with option. 

Bob S

> On Nov 22, 2018, at 08:53 , Tore Nilsen via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> I have come across a puzzling phenomenon in how the browser widget handles pdfs. On my iMac I do no have Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat installed. Here, the browser widget displays pdf-files without any hiccups. On my MacBook I have Adobe Acrobat installed, and the browser widget seems to use Adobe Acrobat to display pdf-files inside the widget. When I remove Adobe Acrobat from the application folder, trying to view a pdf-file in the browser widget will prompt me to locate either Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader.
> 
> Are there any way I can «force» the widget to ignore Acrobat or Reader entirely, and will I be able to view pdf-files in the widget on bothMac and Windows if I do so?
> 
> 
> Best Regards
> Tore Nilsen



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