Open pdf files in chrome
I’m using Google Chrome (not Chromium) on Ubuntu 14.04. While I could configure Chromium to not open PDF files, and just prompt to save them instead, I couldn’t do it with Google Chrome.
How to force Windows 8 to open PDF files with Chrome instead of the horrible Reader App Windows 8 is an enhanced version of Windows 7 with a bonus layer of boredom which used to go by the name of Metro, now called Previously Called Metro, the more words in a name the merrier it seems.
Enter the PDF file password when prompted by Chrome. You should now be able to see the file within the Chrome Window You should now be able to see the file within the Chrome Window 5.
Now go ahead and enable the option to download PDF files rather than option them in Chrome. That’s it! Now the PDF file will download like a normal file and you will need to click on it to open it. In addition, you may have to change the default program for opening PDF files on your computer. For example, on my Mac, the PDF files were opening in Preview rather than Adobe Acrobat. To change