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Bug 6349 - Can't set up helper applications for Communicator
Summary: Can't set up helper applications for Communicator
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: netscape
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-10-25 20:23 UTC by ghn
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 1999-11-22 17:22:07 UTC

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Description ghn 1999-10-25 20:23:14 UTC
I've run into three closely related problems with
First, application types listed as "Unknown:Prompt User" in
the helper applications list don't seem to do this.  (It
saves to disk instead.)
Second, when I specifically change the application, it
doesn't seem to "take" (is forgotten the next time I return
to the list).
Finally, because of these I can't seem to find any way to
get Communicator to show PDF files, rather than saving to
disk.  I've verified (using wget -S) that the file type is
being reported as application/pdf by the servers.

I'm probably just doing something dumb, but I can no longer
figure out how to simply "ask a question" at this site, so
I've resorted to using Bugzilla... hope that's okay.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-11-22 17:22:59 UTC
Hmm... the save dialog seems to be the default for
'prompt user'. Aside from that, choosing helper
applications seems to work fine here.

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