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Where do my Mozilla Firefox pdf-downloads go after finished downloads?

Where do my Mozilla Firefox pdf-downloads go after finished downloads?
For some documents, I get the small window in the upper left corner where I can select to save or open the downloaded document. But for pdf all I get is a blank page and the URL left in the
address field. So I wonder where do these pdf-downloads go after I've finished the download in Mozilla Firefox?

I have Windows XP Pro SP3 and as pdf-reader I use Foxit Reader.
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FeebleminderCommented:
Are you downloading these pdf's or just clicking on a link to view in browser
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hermesalphaAuthor Commented:
I click on the Download your copy of the Diploma in Translation Handbook at this site:

http://www.iol.org.uk/qualifications/exams_diptrans.asp

So it should be an actual download and not viewing in the browser of the pdf.
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hermesalphaAuthor Commented:
Google Chrome worked better
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FeebleminderCommented:
I just clicked on it and it shows up in the browser
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FeebleminderCommented:
Make sure that you have the adobe acrobat plug-in

click Firefox-->>Add-Ons-->>Plug-ins

And make sure that you have it or you won't be able to view.

You can also right-click on the link and do a Save Link As and then it should prompt download/save location
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vk3kjcCommented:
While it is displaying in the browser it is downloading it but most likely into the cache area in your Firefox profile. It would be impossible to find it.

When it has displayed in the browser you can use the save function - assuming Foxit has a save button - to save it to your required location. Or, as Feebleminder has suggested, use the right click Save Link As function.
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FeebleminderCommented:
just in case you want to keep using foxit reader in browsing mode also, install the firefox plug-in

http://cdn01.foxitsoftware.com/pub/foxit/addonservice/newaddon/firefoxplugin/firefox_plugins_reader_2.0.0.0524.fzip
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vk3kjcCommented:
If it is not displaying in the browser it means the Foxit Reader does not have a Firefox plugin - or if it does it is not installed. Install the free Acrobat Reader which will automatically install a plugin for Firefox.
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user_nCommented:
Use https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/pdf-download/ . It will allow you to download pdf not to open it in the browser. Or you can use on the link right mouse button and  save as
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hermesalphaAuthor Commented:
Thanks, it works fine now to view PDF directly in the browser after I installed the Foxit plugin for Firefox.
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