Preferred Applications not listing all types

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Preferred Applications not listing all types

Post by cybervigilante » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:12 pm

I want to set Okular as the preferred app for pdfs since Xnview keeps opening them, so I went to Preferred Apps in Settings, but there is no setting for PDFs. What do I do?

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Re: Preferred Applications not listing all types

Post by Sir Charles » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:20 pm

Maybe this can help: Right-click on a pdf and choose properties. In the pop-up box: "Open With" --> Okular and close. Try then to open another pdf and see if it works.
I suppose that's one of the ironies of life, doing the wrong thing at the right moment -C.C.

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Re: Preferred Applications not listing all types

Post by AZgl1500 » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:48 pm

that will work, but it is not near as good, or usable as installing

Master PDF Editor

https://code-industry.net/free-pdf-editor/

you have to jockey around a bit to finally get to the Free for Home Use, but it is there, I have it.

Click on DOWNLOAD and this shows up

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now, once that opens, Click on Ubuntu 14.04


I chose the .deb version for my 18.3 Mint Cinnamon


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This is like a purchased version of Adobe PDF and it can read and WRITE!!!

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Re: Preferred Applications not listing all types

Post by cybervigilante » Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:35 pm

Marziano wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:20 pm
Maybe this can help: Right-click on a pdf and choose properties. In the pop-up box: "Open With" --> Okular and close. Try then to open another pdf and see if it works.
Thanks, that worked.

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Re: Preferred Applications not listing all types

Post by cybervigilante » Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:37 pm

AZgl1500 wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:48 pm
that will work, but it is not near as good, or usable as installing

Master PDF Editor

Thank you. I'll use Okular for plain reading but I can get that to write PDFs.

Jim

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