Viewing pdf with third party-app?
Hi, sorry if this has been addressed multiple times but I could not find any information: is it possible to automatically view pdf files with an external application? I would love to be able to just click on the link to a pdf file and have it open with xpdf, without any intermadiate step. Other than that I'm a relatively new user and quite satisfied by the way vivaldi fares compared to other browsers.
Go to: vivaldi://plugins
Disable both pdf plugins
Now go somewhere to find a pdf.
You can choose to save the pdf or open it.
Select "open" and you're done
(ps: it will open the pdf with your default pdf program. If you didn't, set as default pdf viewer the program you want to read pdfs with. ex: adobe reader, evince, etc)
Thanks a lot for the answer!
This is nice but still quite not what I would like, which is that the file would open without asking for confirmation (which many browsers allow). But still it's an improvement!
Idk if you can tweak that, sorry
Don't apologize and thanks for your time!
I would also like to be able to tell Vivaldi to open the PDF directly in my third-party app (in my case that is Adobe Acrobat Professional). That is how it works in Firefox.
Which Linux do you have?
Normaly in Linux's Systemsettings you cant set a program for a File type association for application/pdf
I thought you can set Adobe Acrobat Pro as default viewer its settings for Linux.
And you have to diaable the Chrome PDF Viewer plugin in Vivaldi.
At "Chromium PDF Viewer " select Deactivate
After this every PDF is downloaded an opend in your external PDF-Viewer.
To open PDFs in external app In newer Vivaldi versions
Open Vivaldi Settings → webpages
Goto section Plugins
Deactivate Enable Internal PDF viewer