Other plugins can be listed depending on what vesion of Chrome you are using. Or do they just want to be total fuckwads like Apple? I'm having problems with saving academics papers too. If the chrome pdf plugin is disabled, Chrome will download the pdf files but won't open them in the browser. You can even fit the display according to the width of the screen. I for one find this to be extremely agrivating and a simple solution would be an item requesting where to save or save and delete which of course would save it to temp, run it and then logically get rid of it.
Then make a screenshot of the problem and send us the version info of your Chrome. As far as I can tell there is no way around this other than firefox. Anonymous To save problematic pdf sites, right click, Open Frame in New Tab, right click in the new tab and Save. Thanks to this site, I figured it's a Chrome plug-in. I'd rather have the slow, and bloated adobe than a program that looks good but doesn't 'work'! But for now I'll have to stick with it.
I don't expect that much from Microsoft, but I do from Google. I think it's time for a logical fix. However, it also lacks basic functionality and what good is it then? And there you have it, the chrome pdf view will open the pdf file inside the browser. Dirk: You can still use Adobe Reader's plug-in. Not only is Google going to remove the plugins page but Chrome will enable all plugins with the next update, even if you have disabled some of them.
It's just a matter of principles. Normally I only want to view and I think most people feel the same way. What 'average' user knows what an extension or a plugin is. To check which version you have, click on the wrench in the toolbar in the upper right corner and click on About Google Chrome. I tried retracing the steps but it still doesn't work.
I don't think it takes long to implement that! Tick on Always use this app to open. And also the version info of your Foxit Reader. Bad timing for this issue to pop up for me to, as it is exam time. Most of the scientific journals or databases don't give you a direct link to download pdfs. I know you can Ctrl+P or right click print, but the average user needs things in front of them screaming at them. This was always the case in previous versions of Chrome, but it appears to be fixed in the Chrome version I tested 15.
Firefox and other browsers let you open a file directly, but you should know that the file is actually downloaded and saved to a temporary folder. I have been trying to work around this problem for some time and because as an academic I need to access pdf files everyday, although I like Chrome in many other respects, I am ready to possibly move to Firefox. The option for you changes into whether you want to download instead of opening automatically. This is not happening in other browsers. I'm still waiting for it to be fixed. Chrome pdf-viewer has been my default for some time now.
The explanation why Chrome doesn't offer this feature is that downloading files in Chrome is extremely simple: there's no dialog that asks you if you really want to download a file unless you're downloading a potentially malicious file. Ctrl+scrollwheel is supported by most programs that have a zoom functions word processors, document viewers, picture editors and viewers, etc. A little off-topic, but I like how Chrome 6 will look like. Anonymous Every pdf can still be saved even with the safer and faster chrome viewer by opening the pdf in a new Tab and pressing ctrl-s. For example, you can zoom to page level, zoom in or zoom out according to your requirements.
I'm having problems with saving academics papers too. Last updated on 8 Feb, 2018. When I open a pdf with Chrome 42 the pdf downloads to a folder before opening. It's this damn chrome add-on that has quietly installed itself without telling me and then disabled my ability to save pdfs. I appreciate the ideal of being lightweight and smooth and indeed it is.
Enjoy, Rhiannon for more items like this. I kinda fiddled around in the options and apparently there's a way to disable it. In the future you can switch back and forth with these two plug-ins, depending on what function you wanna use. The newest version can be downloaded at. Learn how to enable pdf plugin in Chrome. Once you click on it, additional features will be loaded in the same page.