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    Dec 29, 2011
    Can't open documents in Preview
    I have a new recurring problem of not being able to open documents in Preview when using Firefox. It works fine with Safari.

    I noticed it a few weeks ago when trying to print a label from the USPS and thought it was them, but now I cannot open bank statements.

    This is a new problem. I previously would click on the file to open and there it was. Now what happens is the window flashes on the screen but then disappears. I go to applications and find it in there but when I try to open it it tells me I did not select an application.

    I tried it again and this time I told it to open in Adobe Reader and that worked fine but I prefer Preview and I don't know why it is not working.

    I am using 10.5.8 and Firefox 8.0.1. I'd like to keep using Firefox.

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    Oct 07, 2010
    Virginia, USA
    15" MB Pro, 2.66 i7 ; 11 MBA 1.8GZ i7; 13"MBA 2GZ i7 8 GB mem 512GB SSD, 2 iPad3s, 1 iPad Mini
    Lots of people complain about
    Firefox on Macs. Use Safari or Chrome, they both work well for me.

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    Dec 29, 2011
    Quote Originally Posted by wolfpuppies3 View Post
    Firefox on Macs. Use Safari or Chrome, they both work well for me.
    I prefer to use Firefox. Using Safari or Chrome (which I had problems with when I tried to switch) does not solve this problem.

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