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I downloaded and installed adobe acrobat reader to read pdf files because i prefer them but the emac that i'm using at the moment seems to use preview by default. How do i change it so that when i download a pdf, it uses adobe?

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Hi all,
I downloaded and installed adobe acrobat reader to read pdf files because i prefer them but the emac that i'm using at the moment seems to use preview by default. How do i change it so that when i download a pdf, it uses adobe?

Thanks!
Highlight the file that you want to change. Then from the Finder, click on "Get Info" in the File menu. You'll see a section that says "Open With", and you'll have the option of selecting the application used. You can also check-off a box to use that application to open all files of that type.

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