Posts Tagged ‘PDF.JS’

How to Reset Custom pdf Configurations in Firefox

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Just in case you don’t want the Firefox PDF reader to remember your settings from previous sessions …

If you are using Firefox’s built-in pdf reader pdf.js, you may have noticed that the application remembers custom settings of each pdf document that you have opened in it. While there are no controls to change default settings for all future documents, for instance by changing the default zoom mode, it is possible to define custom settings for pdf files individually using the reader.

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How to Remove the PDF.JS PDF Viewer Extension in Firefox

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

If you’re unhappy with Firefox’s new PDF Viewer, here’s how to get rid of it …

Before I take a look at how you can remove the PDF Viewer extension in Firefox, I’d like to spend a moment talking about why it is necessary to write about it. Add-on removals should be straightforward operations after all. The big issue here is that you can’t remove add-ons installed by third party software from within Firefox. And third parties in this regard also means Mozilla, if the company decides to add an add-on to Firefox automatically. While you can disable those add-ons, you can’t remove them.

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