Configuring External Browsers

As part of the installation process, the program compiles a list of the Web browsers it detects on your system. You can view, add, edit, and delete browsers; you can change the default browser; and you can set the browsers' file saving behavior.

To view the list of browsers:

To add a browser to the list:

  1. Select Options > Configure External Browsers to open the External Browsers dialog box, if it is not already open.
  2. Make sure the browser is already installed on your machine, then click Add.
  3. Complete the Browser dialog box as follows:
  4. Click OK. The new browser appears in the list in the External Browsers dialog box.
  5. Click OK to save your changes.

To edit a browser in the list:

  1. Select Options > Configure External Browsers to open the External Browsers dialog box, if it is not already open.
  2. Click the browser to change and click Edit.
  3. Change values in the Browser dialog box as needed:
  4. Click OK to close the Browser dialog box.
  5. Click OK to save your changes and close the External Browsers dialog box.

To delete a browser from the list:

  1. Select Options > Configure External Browsers to open the External Browsers dialog box, if it is not already open.
  2. Click the browser to remove from the list and click Delete.
  3. Click Yes in the message that appears to confirm that you want to delete it.
  4. Click OK to save your changes and close the External Browsers dialog box.

To change the default browser:

  1. Select Options > Configure External Browsers to open the External Browsers dialog box, if it is not already open.
  2. Select the appropriate browser and click the up arrow button until it is at the top of the list. The default browser always appears at the top of the list.
  3. Click OK to save your changes and close the External Browsers dialog box.

To set browsers' file saving behavior:

  1. Select Options > Configure External Browsers to open the External Browsers dialog box, if it is not already open.
  2. Choose one of the following options for handling a document when opening it in an external browser:
  3. Click OK to save your changes and close the External Browsers dialog box.

Note

If you selected the internal browser option to Use External Browser Configuration for Internal Browser, then the file save behavior you specify here applies to the internal browser too.


To view pages in an external browser, do one of the following:


Tip

To update the page in the browser after making changes to the file you can click the browser's Refresh/Reload button or press F11 again.


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