Tag: firefox

Mozilla to build PDF viewing into Firefox

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In the ‘new and exciting’ category, word has it that Mozilla is currently working on built-in PDF viewing functionality for Firefox. Once complete, the technology will make Firefox the second major web browser (after Google’s Chrome) to include its own PDF viewer and eliminate the need for users to install Adobe’s Reader plug-in. Work on the PDF renderer known as ‘pdf.js’ began on the QT about a month ago, and could be completed within three more, according to Andreas Gal, a Mozilla researcher.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Open PDFs faster

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If you’re a Firefox user and find your reading or Web-surfing pleasure disrupted by having to wait for your PDF plug-ins to load, you might like to try using this little tool I found online.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Painless PDF viewing in Firefox

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If your main browser is the IE alternative that starts with ‘F’ and ends with ‘I-R-E-F-O-X’, you’ll likely be familiar with the disruptions that can result from attempting to view PDF files through this otherwise-fine browser. Guess what? A third-party developer has ridden to the rescue with a Firefox extension that is designed to streamline the process.

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