[thelist] New window and PDF WAS: Re: thelist Digest, Vol 16, Issue 36

pandy pandion at gmx.net
Sat Jun 19 07:04:58 CDT 2004

At 03:02 2004-06-19, Diane Soini wrote:
>I gotta disagree on this for the following:
>I HATE links that open PDFs or other non-HTML files unexpectedly in the same window. Especially do I hate it if my plugin chokes and the browser crashes. Then I have to start all over.
>I MUCH prefer PDF and Word docs and all that other stuff to open in a new blank window. It is a shame to eliminate such a useful attribute.

Does it have to open inside the browser? In A. Reader, Preferences uncheck Internet -> Display PDF in browser and the file will open in a 'standalone' Reader window. Much less crash prone and all tools available. I used to have it that way for Word too but I don't find the setting now. Tips about that appreciated! :-)


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