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Solved: Problem Opening .pps Attachments In Thunderbird

Of course. Ubuntu Ubuntu Insights Planet Ubuntu Activity Page Please read before SSO login Advanced Search Forum The Ubuntu Forum Community Other Discussion and Support Other OS Support and Projects Other Projects Ubuntuzilla I cannot open .pps attachments in Thunderbird. Cause: Registry is missing entry for .PPS Content Type, and Registry entry for Powerpoint Viewer uses "Show" instead of "Open" for default action. http://bornsunsoft.com/solved-problem/solved-problem-with-thunderbird-16.html

No, create an account now. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here DaveA, Sep 25, 2010 #5 hewee Joined: Oct 26, 2001 Messages: 57,729 Yea and Firefox is the same way on some formats because not all are listed and you always get It's particularly worth trying this if the problem has only recently started occurring. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-problem-opening-pps-attachments-in-thunderbird.952077/

Or are others experiencing the same issues? So to me it's more easy to save and then open then to click the open with and have to browse to the program you need. Stay logged in Sign up now! Advertisement Yellowjacket678 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 28, 2010 Messages: 5 I have Windows 7 64 bit and the latest versions of Firefox and Thunderbird.

If a PPS file arriving as an attachment does not open in Windows Live Mail, a number of possible causes could be to blame, including a badly configured file association, a Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Join our site today to ask your question. Some emails with a PDF attachment have an icon that associates them with Adobe Reader, and others do not.

But if it is listed then you should be able to change it. This typically results in a dialog box appearing prompting the user to choose an application; if the wrong application is assigned, an error message will usually appear. I then looked at TB edit preferences and attachments and the pdf was back and using okular to open. https://support.mozilla.org/questions/842642 Join Date Aug 2006 Beans 69 DistroUbuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Re: Thunderbird inconsistent in opening attachments (.pdf .doc etc) Same here.

Your cache administrator is webmaster. He is an experienced editor, proofreader and copywriter for online publications such as CNET, TechRadar and Gizmodo. It's driving me crazy. I had deleted the pdf file that was in the preference box to begin with it was set to open pdf with gimp.

C:\PROGRAM FILES\MICROSOFT OFFICE\OFFICE12\PPTVIEW.EXE Now for me the bad thing is I can not check the box to remember so it's more easy to just save the file and open it. Thanks Adv Reply May 3rd, 2010 #3 roberthr View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Just Give Me the Beans! Clues to the underlying problem can be found in any error messages shown on screen. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

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Some files have spaces, some are long file names (20 characters), but consistently they all have a lowercase .pdf extension. Solved: Problem Opening .pps Attachments in Thunderbird Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Yellowjacket678, Sep 24, 2010. I really appreciate your help. Check This Out Showing results for  Search instead for  Did you mean:  Mozilla Support - English Mozilla Support - English Choose a product or ask the Community.

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That was your use what ever you have Windows set up to open the file type.

Now I don't even get the pop-up window for me to select Save or Open With. If it is listed then change the setting because you have it set to not ask if the box was checked. On my XP the powerpoint is here. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Thunderbird Email software for Windows, Mac and Linux Support Questions Ready to Get Involved? Does anyone have a good explanation as to why some files work and others do not. Corrupt File It's possible that the PPS file attached to the email is corrupt and cannot be opened. this contact form But it's still unbelievable that such a basic function won't work in TB 3 (it seems to be a problem in all platforms, not only linux).

Click here to join today! I sent the file to myself. Proudly Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group © 1998-2015 mozillaZine All Rights Reserved FAQ Forum Quick Links Unanswered Posts New Posts View Forum Leaders FAQ Contact an Admin Forum Community Forum I have a Dell Inspiron running 9.10 with Thunderbird with Adobe Acrobat Reader installed.

After that go to menu /Edit/Preferences/attachments and you'll find an attachment-handling action for PDF documents associated to "Documents Viewer (Default). Similar Threads - Solved Problem Opening problem with mouse peggylicious, Feb 24, 2017, in forum: All Other Software Replies: 1 Views: 76 kenbok51 Feb 24, 2017 Problems with some drivers installation If PowerPoint is not available, choose another compatible tool such as OpenOffice, or download the free PowerPoint viewer from the Microsoft website. http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/887289-solved-power-points-wont-open.html Plus the link in that thread to here.

Request to be a Contributor Portions of this content are ©1998–2017 by individual mozilla.org contributors. ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. The easiest way to test this is to try and open the attachment in another email program, such as Google's Web-based Gmail or the free desktop client Thunderbird. The trouble is that some mail programs send attachments with a nonspecific content type: "application/octet-stream or application/x-msdownload" instead of "Content-Type: application/pdf" (see message source with Crtl-U without opening the email).

Bob Parham Yellowjacket678, Sep 25, 2010 #7 hewee Joined: Oct 26, 2001 Messages: 57,729 OK go to tools, options and attachments in the setting and see if .pps is listed. Board index All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ] Login FAQ / Rules Register Search Boards : Knowledge Base: knowledge base chat about fr ja es mozillaZine is I cannot work out why it will do this with some .pdf files and not with others. This sometimes happens with .doc files that would usually automatically open in OpenOffice.org.

If I click on Save As it opens up a Save Attachment window where I can save to desktop. Showing results for  Search instead for  Did you mean:  Mozilla Support - English Mozilla Support - English Choose a product or ask the Community.

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