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Old 02-04-2009, 01:34 PM   #1
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unable to read chm files in firefox 3.0


Hi all,
I am presently using fedora 10.
I have installed the chm add on for firefox 3.0. But it doesnot work, when I open a chm file the window remains blank .
Earlier, I had tried the same on fedora 8 with firefox and it was working fine.
What could be the problem ?
thanks
nishith
 
Old 02-06-2009, 05:54 PM   #2
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I have installed the chm add on for firefox 3.0. But it doesnot work, when I open a chm file the window remains blank.
I didn't realize there is a chm reader add-on for Firefox. But I searched and indeed, you are right.

You could remove it and then install it directly from it's page on the Firefox add-ons site.
Or even download it from SourceForge.
 
Old 02-06-2009, 07:58 PM   #3
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are you reading those MS help files from the web or are they on your hdd
if on your drive why not use "chmsee " or "kchmviewer"
 
Old 02-07-2009, 12:49 PM   #4
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are you reading those MS help files from the web or are they on your hdd
if on your drive why not use "chmsee " or "kchmviewer"
yeah that is alright - but I thought upgrading my firefox would have been a better option than having a few new software installed for a simple thing like that.
BTW - I got xchm and it is working like a charm ?
So what do we conclude - there is a bug in the chm addon of firefox 3.0 ?!?
thanks anyway.
 
Old 02-10-2009, 02:34 AM   #5
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Hi, just to add to what is here, the program

Okular (pdf and other file viewer) displays .chm files nicely.

Regards, Glenn
 
Old 02-11-2009, 04:11 AM   #6
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thanks for the okular hint
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