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HT5568 problems with opening PDF files on safari

5401 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Dec 23, 2012 10:10 AM by kuldeepkalra RSS
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Dec 23, 2012 2:11 AM

in Safari i am not able to view pdf pages when i open link through wed pages, i have to first save it to my desktop and then open to see the pdf files. I have another macbook where i do not have this problem. any solution to this would be great help

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • CT Level 6 Level 6 (14,985 points)

    Remove Adobe PDF viewer stuff from your plugins folder.  You will find them in /Library/Internet Plug-Ins .

  • VikingOSX Level 5 Level 5 (4,700 points)
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    Dec 23, 2012 10:00 AM (in response to kuldeepkalra)

    If you want to open a PDF file within Safari, you have two choices. You need to place either item 1 or items 2 in your /Library/Internet Plug-Ins folder.

     

    1. Apple Quartz Composer.webplugin
    2. Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 PDFViewer.plugin and AdobePDFViwerNPAPI.plugin

     

    Your actions are, again either item 1 or item 2:

     

    1. Get a copy of the Apple Quartz Composer webplugin from someone else with the same exact OS X version as you (or reinstall OS X).
      1. Place in /Library/Internet Plug-Ins
      2. Permission: 755 root:wheel
    2. Download and install the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 version for OS X
      1. The installation will place the above Adobe PDF plugins in /Library/Internet Plug-Ins

     

    If the Apple and Adobe plug-ins co-reside, the Adobe PDF plug-in will overide the Apple Quartz Composer plugin.

     

    The Adobe PDF viewer has more functionality and is compatible with the latest Safari 6 releases.

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