FireFox Usage Question

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Tue Dec 7 18:24:19 PST 2004

Alexander Lang wrote:

> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Guys,
>>  I'm not a FireFox user (I use Mozilla) and have a usage question.  
>> How do you set up and manage associations between mime types or 
>> extentions?  In Mozilla I can Edit->Preferences->Navigator->Helper 
>> Applications and set them up.  I can't find an equivalent in 
>> FireFox.  There is something about helper applications (if you 
>> download them), but there doesn't seem to be a way to set up or 
>> review specific settings.  For instance, I was looking at Fedora3 and 
>> using FireFox. There are no helper apps loaded.  I wanted to view a 
>> pdf, a pop up let me select xpdf, but I can't see how to change it 
>> after it's set.
>> Any insight from FireFox users?
> i think Edit->Preferences->Downloads is what you are looking for.
> There is a section where you define what should happen with file types.
> Hope that helps.

Thanks, but when I do that, there are no entries in the window and I 
can't edit anything.

  -- Bruce

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