Closed Bug 1641947 Opened 1 year ago Closed 1 year ago

Add a pref to control behavior which uses pdf.js as the viewer when opening downloaded PDFs

Categories

(Firefox :: Downloads Panel, defect, P2)

defect

Tracking

()

RESOLVED INVALID

People

(Reporter: sfoster, Assigned: sfoster)

References

Details

In bug 1191591 we changed the default behavior for how downloaded PDF files are opened, so that the file is loaded into a tab as a file: URI using pdf.js as the viewer.

This should be controlled by a preference, allowing opt-out. Bug 1639069 will provide UI for this in the form of a context menu item on download items in the download views.

[Tracking Requested - why for this release]: Making it easier to access PDF.js will be a large part of Firefox 78 release and this bug tracks some of the work that just missed landing before the uplift from Nightly -> Beta.

Sam, what's the status here? (Tracking was requested for 78 but we're in the last week of beta and there's no updates in the last 2 weeks.)

Flags: needinfo?(sfoster)

I filed this anticipating a pref would be the best mechanism to control this behavior, but that turns out not to be the case.

Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 1 year ago
Flags: needinfo?(sfoster)
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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