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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by rudymill, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. rudymill

    rudymill Newbie
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    I want to change the default app for individual pdf files without changing the default for all pdf files.

    I had been using Quick Office for regular pdf's and Kindle for ebooks. I've installed Adobe Reader. For the pdf files that have already been opened in Quick Office, the only way I can get them to open in Adobe is to go through Adobe first. New files give me a choice (Adobe, Kindle, or Quick Office).

    The only instructions I can find deal with changing the default app for all files of a particular type. If I go that route, won't that screw up the Kindle ebooks?
     



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  2. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    Pardon my confusion, but what do the eBooks have to do with the .PDF files?
     
  3. rudymill

    rudymill Newbie
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    The Kindle books are stored as pdfs; when opening pdf files, Lindle is listed as a choice, slong with Adobe Reader and Quick Office.
     
  4. Deleted User

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    Ok, I *think* I follow. Try going in to the APPS section for your SETTINGS, and look for Quick Office. When you select it, there should be an option to CLEAR DEFAULTS. Doing that should reset all the choices that Quick Office was set to the default.
     
  5. rudymill

    rudymill Newbie
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    Thanks, but I've done that. There are no defaults set for pdf files, so files that are being opened for the first tome are presented the three menu choices.

    But files previously opened in Quick Office automatically open inQick Office withou presemnting menu choices, even though there is no overall default choice for pdf.

    I was hoping to find a program that would allow me to set the default app for a fileon an individualbasis.
     
  6. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    I don't think there is one
     
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