FireFox Usage Question

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Tue Dec 7 18:39:34 PST 2004


Jeremy Huntwork wrote:

> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>
>> Alexander Lang wrote:
>>
>>> 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.
>
>
> The way that works, is that you have to download something first, and 
> when the popup from the link asks if you want to open the file or save 
> it to disk, you choose open, find the app you want to open with and 
> check the box "Do this automatically for files like this from now 
> on".  Then your known file types are saved in that window and you can 
> edit them if you need to.

Gotcha.  That will work, but it doesn't seem to be straight-forward.  I 
like Mozilla's way better.

Thanks.

  -- Bruce





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