ok, i give up; how acroread in mozilla???
kline at thought.org
Sun Nov 9 20:41:33 PST 2003
On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 08:17:04PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 10:15:58PM -0500, parv wrote:
> > in message <20031110005623.GE553 at dds.nl>,
> > wrote Alex de Kruijff thusly...
> > >
> > > On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 02:45:01PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > > >
> > > > People,
> > > >
> > > > Setting up netscape to use realplayer and acroread took
> > > > awhile but I finally got it. I've been using mozilla
> > > > more and more, but still haven't figured out howto get
> > > > it to successfully spawn acroread.
> > >
> > > The online FreeBSD handbook has a chapter about brouwsers. I think it
> > > also contains how to do this.
> > Acroread comes up as desired in mozilla 1.5b & netscape navigator
> > 4.8 when...
> > - in ~/.mailcap i have...
> > application/pdf; acroread %s
> [[ ... ]]
> Maybe I should reinstall and *hope*. I'm running
> In my ~/.mailcap is::
> ###application/pdf;/usr/local/bin/acroread %s > /dev/null 2>&1
> application/pdf;/usr/local/bin/acroread %s
> The reasn for the full pathname above is that when I
> first tried to read a .pdf file, the ERROR was that
> l-m-d couldn't find aacroread.
Sorry for reposting atop my last post, but I just added the
full pathname to the Helper Applications filetypes window.
Now, no more errors, but acroread disappears almost
instantly once the pdf file is saved to the Cache. I can
use acroread to read the pdf file by-hand. Strange... .
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public service Unix
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