[OS X TeX] pdf in Safari et al
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Sun Jan 21 20:17:36 EST 2007
On Jan 21, 2007, at 16:54, Arthur Snoke wrote:
>> In general, applications shouldn't set this except at user request;
>> what applications are you aware of that set this upon
>> installation? It may appear that a newly installed application
>> does this, but I suspect it's often because the user hasn't
>> explicitly specified a binding, and the most recently installed
>> application appears to take precedence.
> I think this thread is revisiting the question I asked a few days
> ago: after installing acrobat 8 reader, that became the default PDF
> viewer in safari without my asking for it. As one of you pointed
> out, one can control the browser-pdf application in acrobat (reader
> or regular) by going to preferences > internet.
You can configure browser plugins separately by installing or removing
them. It's not clear if the OP was concerned with files downloaded or
content displayed in a browser (or what he really wants to accopmlish).
> I think I saw something like this some time ago when safari
> preferences could control the default browser. At that time, safari
> was fairly primitive and I preferred something else and had trouble
> getting my wish.
Safari preferences still can set this. So can OmniWeb's for that
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