Opening PDFs with Chrome

Issue/Question

When I click a link for a .pdf file, the file downloads rather than opening a preview window in Google Chrome.

Cause

Chrome has been set to download instead of automatically opening .pdf documents.

Resolution

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click  the settings menu .
  3. Select Settings.
  4. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  5. Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings.
  6. Near the bottom, click PDF documents.
  7. Turn off Download PDF files instead of automatically opening them in Chrome.

Details

Article ID: 3050
Created
Fri 6/22/18 9:37 AM
Modified
Wed 7/22/20 2:53 PM