"Open with" dialog will change betwen consecutive openings of links




File Handling
11 years ago
7 years ago


(Reporter: Martin, Unassigned)


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(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-15])



11 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20061023 SUSE/ Firefox/
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20061023 SUSE/ Firefox/

The "Open with" dialog that you get when selecting a link. Will change between different opening in the same session. Also it will happend even after I have selected "Do this automatically for files like this from now on".
In my specific case it's a link to a tiff file that generate this behaviour.
I.E it either select the "display (default)" or opening with Gimp.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go to a page witch has a link to an tiff file (you should also has gimp installed)
2. When selecting the link the "Open with" is displayed. If no associations has been given in Preferences. It suggest "display", now press cancel. And click the link again, will give you Gimp instead (you might need to cancel a few time, for me it was random. But usually 50% of the cases).
3. Now if the "display (default)" is presented, check the box "Do this automatically for files like this from now on". The image is correctly displayed via Firefox, but close the window. And repeat a few times, and suddenly the Gimp is selected instead.

In my preferences I can see that TIF is associated with display.
Actual Results:  
The opening of a file with extension tiff will sometimes be open with an application I have not selected.

Expected Results:  
The display should open the tiff file.
This bug was reported using Firefox 3.0 or older, which is no longer supported. The bug has also not been changed in over 500 days and is still in UNCO.
Reporter, please retest this bug in Firefox 3.6.10 or later using a fresh profile, http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/managing+profiles. If you still see this problem, please update the bug. If you no longer see the bug, please set the resolution to RESOLVED, WORKSFORME.

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Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-15]
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.12 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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