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Re: Firefox does not open .PNG files anymore



On Sat, 14 Feb 2009 14:10:26 -0300
Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:

> Please, try opening any attachments of this bug here:
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=183620
> 
> Firefox wants to open all of them using an external application here.

That's what's supposed to happen.

You are confusing two things, one of which could be called an inline graphic
and the other is a called file attachment.

An inline graphic is part of a web page. The browser downloads it for you and
you view it on screen.

A file attachment is intended to be downloaded, just like you would download a
tar file, for example.

When Firefox finds a file attachment it either downloads it or asks you if you
would like to use a different external application to view it (OpenOffice or
File Roller or what-have-you, depending on what the filetype is that you're
downloading.)

When Firefox finds a png file as an attachment, it will ask you what you want
to do with it.  Again, this is the expected and proper behaviour.

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