Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1

    Member Since
    Jan 09, 2010
    Safari dont display pdf
    Newbie question here. My safari doesnt display pdf files. I have installed adobe reader 9 and saw the plug-in in the library folder...

    Anyone has similiar experience or can offer some expert advise?

    Thanks in advance!


  2. #2

    VegasGeorge's Avatar
    Member Since
    Sep 23, 2006
    Las Vegas, NV USA
    iMac, and Macbook Pro
    I use Safari and don't have an issue with pdf files. I use Preview to open pdfs, it's a better reader than Adobe. Try right clicking on any pdf, select Get Info, then Open With drop down select Preview and click on Change All. Then see if your Safari doesn't handle pdfs to your satisfaction.

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Apr 23, 2009
    Sheffield, England
    Model Identifier: iMac9,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz
    You just got the right answer! Preview is the reader for practically anything and is much faster to launch and present the information than Adobe Reader, which is a real klutz of a program - forget it, with Apple you don't need it any longer.

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Jan 09, 2010
    i always try to use preview for pdf files, the only problem is when i need to view electronic statements online and i cant download them. Safari doesnt seems to let me access the pdf file online.

  5. #5

    vansmith's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 19, 2008
    2012 13" MBP (2.5 i5, 8GB)
    Try moving the Adobe plugin from the plugin folder to the Desktop, restart Safari and see if that works.
    Important Links: Community Guidelines : Use the reputation system if you've been helped.
    M-F Blog :: Write for the blog
    Writing a Quality Post

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. music images dont display on macbook
    By shagadelicnyc in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-28-2011, 11:37 PM
  2. PDF's won't display in Safari
    By Nico1228 in forum OS X - Apps and Games
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-16-2011, 06:52 PM
  3. Safari, itunes and software updater all dont work
    By Macmaxxx in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 02-01-2011, 06:07 PM
  4. ?????? PDF does not display font
    By agraywall in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-16-2010, 08:58 PM
  5. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-24-2007, 03:57 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts