PDF viewer plug-in for Firefox 52

Firefox seems to have largely removed the ability to use PDF viewer plug-ins in version 52, forcing users to use Firefox's built-in PDF viewer.

Regrettably, their built-in viewer is about 15 years behind a normal PDF viewer. It has no option to set the scaling when you print. It has no option to auto-rotate PDF's so you have to select either portrait or landscape via printer properties (buried a few levels deep). And, to make things worse, its default settings for orientation and scaling vary from PC to PC.

I've had limited success using "Open in Acrobat Reader" (which used to work fine). But that is intermittent. It only works on some PC's, it creates blank tabs in Firefox (which is frustrating for users who open a lot of PDF's), etc.

Has anyone found a trustworthy way to open PDF's in a decent PDF viewer from Firefox 52?

Thanks in advance!
jrmcanada2Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

dbruntonQuid, Me Anxius Sum?Commented:
1

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
dbruntonQuid, Me Anxius Sum?Commented:
Both experts offered solutions to the problem.

Note that dbrunton's solution does work with modern versions of Firefox.  Can't comment on whether Ayoub Rouzi's solution does or whether it is only for older versions.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Firefox

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.