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When you click a PDF link on a web page, it can open either within the web browser or directly in Acrobat Reader or Foxit. Each browser has its own settings to control how PDFs open from a web page.


 Chrome
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More Moreand thenSettings.
  3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  4. Under "Privacy and security," click Content settings.
  5. Near the bottom, click PDF documents.


  6. Turn on Download PDF files instead of automatically opening them in Chrome.

Alternatively, you may complete the following steps as well:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. Type chrome://settings/content/pdfDocuments in the address bar.
  3. Turn on Download PDF files instead of automatically opening them in Chrome.

PDF documents will now open directly in Acrobat Reader (Pro if installed) or Foxit.

 Firefox
  1. In Firefox, choose Tools > Options.
  2. In the Options dialog, click Applications.
  3. In the Applications tab, type PDF in the search field. 
  4. For Portable Document Format (PDF) content type in the search result, select Use Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox) from the Action drop-down list.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Restart Firefox.
 Internet Explorer


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