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I have set up a personal wiki on a localhost using drupal. I have attached pdf's that open in the browser window which is generally ok but I'd rather be able to open them in Preview so I get all the usability benefits of that app (without downloading them and thus creating a 2nd version outside the wiki directory). Anyone have a suggestion?

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Since you´re working on a localhost: are the links to the PDFs http:// or file:// ? In the latter case I guess you should be able to get it to work.. – Asmus Feb 18 '11 at 23:19
Asmus links are http:// but I'll research that and see if I can't tweak something, thanks. – Visitor82 Feb 19 '11 at 4:35

I don't think you can open them in Preview without downloading them. Also - by merely opening or viewing the document at all, you are actually downloading it. It's stored in a temp directory somewhere, and likely trashed when you close your browser.

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Interesting Harv, thanks !!! – Visitor82 Feb 19 '11 at 4:36

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