Adobe PDF Files are only allowing you to Save or Cancel, but not Open


If you want SharePoint 2010 to open the PDF file from within Internet Explorer, follow the instructions below:

From Central Administration, go to Manage Web Application under Application Management…


Select your web site, then choose General Settings, and again General Settings…



Select the browser file handling to Permissive.


Now you can open PDF’s in your browser, even after hitting F5 to refresh, I had to hit Control + F5 to hard refresh to get it all to work.

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