pdf plugin that works with macbooks

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  1. Macmon

    Macmon Well-Known Member

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    anyone who has a solution in viewing pdf via a browser plugin?
    updated firefox in my macbook to 2.0.0.6 however the pdf browser plugin now does not work even in Rosetta setting for firefox.

    thanks in advance
     
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    pdf plugin works with safari
     
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    yep, Safari opens pdfs within the browser window..
     
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    Unfortunately, I wasn't able to find any working plugin for firefox running on intel macs. As a workaround, you can run firefox in rosetta, but the performance penalty is really bad. I had to make do with opening it via an external app such as preview or adobe reader.
     
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    thanks will try it in safari.
    coffeelover, i do that but with the updated version of firefox, it does not work. However my java now works with 2.0.0.6
     
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    This works for me: PDF Download

    I'm on a macbook CD. :) HTH!
     
  7. Macmon

    Macmon Well-Known Member

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    does foxit plugin have a mac os x version?
    I know it is only for windows version.
     
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    Hmm, I just checked, you're right about foxit.

    I just installed PDF download when I updated Firefox and it started working right away. Maybe it's because I have Adobe reader?
     
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    Macmon Well-Known Member

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    Yes it still needs another program to make it work under firefox. However, one problem I dont like with adobe reader is its not that fast to load.
    miss the fast pdf plugin capability
     
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    Hi, i'm not sure if this is the right thread for my query but I'm really desperate.

    I've been trying to open quite a number of pdf files since yesterday but have failed until now. What keeps appearing is a dialog box saying - screen capture api is not installed. What do I have to do? I have to review the documents and make a report by tomorrow morning. So I'm starting to get a wee bit frantic.

    I have Adobe Reader 9 and have also installed the FileOpen plugin.

    Thanks very much for your help.
     

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