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Why can't I view and download PDF's?

104 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 13, 2013 12:26 PM by a brody RSS
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Jan 13, 2013 11:31 AM



I keep having problems since I upgraded to Snow Lepard. Since the upgrade I have not been able to view or down load PDF's like statments from various organizations. It doesn't seem to make any difference which browser I use, Safari or FireFox. Before SL I was able to download these same files and view them in Preview. Any suggestions?  Do I need Acrobat Reader?




iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • a brody Level 9 Level 9 (62,060 points)
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    Jan 13, 2013 12:26 PM (in response to Cap2799)

    Only a few PDFs require Adobe Acrobat.  Preview should be able to open most.     What happens if you Option click the PDF link and open it from your download folder using the control-click Open-with Preview?


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