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firefox_wants_to_open_all_of_my_pdfs [2014/10/03 11:46]
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firefox_wants_to_open_all_of_my_pdfs [2014/10/03 11:49] (current)
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 {{::​3.png?​100 | Nice how all of my PDFs are now Firefox Documents. Not!}}Nice how all of my PDFs are now Firefox Documents. Not!\\ {{::​3.png?​100 | Nice how all of my PDFs are now Firefox Documents. Not!}}Nice how all of my PDFs are now Firefox Documents. Not!\\
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 This is how to undo this\\ This is how to undo this\\
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 Click on any image to expand it.\\ Click on any image to expand it.\\
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-  - Open any folder. This image is of My Documents.{{::​1.png?​60 |My Documents}} Click on ''​Tools''​ at the top and then ''​Folder Options''​ then ''​File Types''​. +Open any folder. This image is of My Documents.{{::​1.png?​60 |My Documents}} Click on ''​Tools''​ at the top and then ''​Folder Options''​ then ''​File Types''​.\\ 
-  ​- ​It should look something like this:  {{::​2.png?​60 |Folder Options}} +\\ 
-  ​- ​Scroll down to .pdf. If you click near the top and then hit the ''​p''​ on the keyboard, you will jump down to the P's and it will go faster.  +\\ 
-  ​- ​Click on Change ​ {{::​4.png?​60 |Change File Type}} +It should look something like this:  {{::​2.png?​60 |Folder Options}}\\ 
-  ​- ​Choose Adobe Reader {{::​5.png?​60 |Choose Adobe Reader}} +\\ 
-  ​- ​Close any open boxes.+\\ 
 +Scroll down to .pdf. If you click near the top and then hit the ''​p''​ on the keyboard, you will jump down to the P's and it will go faster. ​\\ 
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 +Click on Change ​ {{::​4.png?​60 |Change File Type}}\\ 
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 +Choose Adobe Reader {{::​5.png?​60 |Choose Adobe Reader}}\\ 
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 +Close any open boxes.\\ 
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 That should be it. It may take a second or two for the icons to switch.\\ That should be it. It may take a second or two for the icons to switch.\\
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 The process is the same in Windows 7 and 8 with a few subtle changes.\\ The process is the same in Windows 7 and 8 with a few subtle changes.\\
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-  - Go to Control Panel > Default Programs. You can also find Default Programs by clicking on the little blue question mark in the upper right hand corner of an open folder and type "Set default programs for a file type." ​ {{::​6.png?​60 |Default Programs on Control Panel}} +Go to Control Panel > Default Programs. You can also find Default Programs by clicking on the little blue question mark in the upper right hand corner of an open folder and type "Set default programs for a file type." ​ {{::​6.png?​60 |Default Programs on Control Panel}}\\ 
-  ​- ​Choose Associate a file type or protocol with a program. +\\ 
-  ​- ​scroll to .pdf. You can get to the .p faster by clicking on an entry near the top of the list and then hitting the . and then the p. But, do this quickly. Windows may take you to the Ps not the .ps.  {{::​7.png?​60 |File types}} +\\ 
-  ​- ​Choose Adobe Reader. Close all of the open boxes.+Choose Associate a file type or protocol with a program.\\ 
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 +scroll to .pdf. You can get to the .p faster by clicking on an entry near the top of the list and then hitting the . and then the p. But, do this quickly. Windows may take you to the Ps not the .ps.  {{::​7.png?​60 |File types}}\\ 
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 +Choose Adobe Reader. Close all of the open boxes.\\
  
 ====== What if I don't have Adobe Reader as a choice? ====== ====== What if I don't have Adobe Reader as a choice? ======