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Re: firefox



On Thu, 2009-05-21 at 19:00 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Thursday 21 May 2009 13:36:10 Mike Burger wrote:
> > > On Thu, 21 May 2009, Patrick Dupre wrote:
> > >> Hello,
> > >>
> > >> 90% of the time when I open a pdf file from firefox the document
> > >> does not appear in the right window (I mean not in the firefox window,
> > >> but
> > >> in side any window), ie that I do not have any control
> > >> on the document position !!
> > >> How can it be fixed ?
> > >
> > > In fact the problem comes from evince
> >
> > My understanding is that evince does not operate as a plugin, as the Adobe
> > Acrobat reader can/does (at least, under Windows).
> >
> > If you can find a PDF reader that can act as a plugin to firefox, under
> > Linux, you should be able to accomplish what you want to do.
> >
> Okular is a multi-format reader and works as a plugin.  It is a kde 
> application, so will require some libraries.

I use Okular, but it doesn't embed the doc in a FF tab. It opens a new
tab (my FF is set to open new pages in a separate tab) and then displays
the doc in its own window outside FF. The new tab is empty and useless.
I don't know if any of this is configurable.

poc


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