[time-nuts] Re: Thanks All was connections for HP 10811A ?

Daun Yeagley daun at yeagley.net
Fri Apr 22 09:02:31 EDT 2005

I have FireFox as well, so I tried Rex's suggestion and it worked fine.  I might
comment that it apparently now integrates directly into FireFox as a plugin and
once installed required no further action other than just entering the link.

Thanks Rex!


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Sent: Friday, April 22, 2005 3:14 AM
To: bill at iaxs.net
Cc: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Re: Thanks All was connections for HP 10811A ?

On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 00:15:39 -0500, "Bill Hawkins" <bill at iaxs.net>

>When I click on the link I go right into Acrobat 5, but the
>Acrobat screen does not finish building. When the download
>is displayed, there is no Acrobat screen and no way to save
>the file.
>Anyone else have better luck?
>Bill Hawkins

I got it, and thanks to Alberto.

Yes, had similar problems. Direct click in Firefox started to open it as
an Adobe document. I have had problems before with large docs opened in
Firefox via Adobe (it can't all be perfect yet) so I killed it.

I then tried to go up one level so that I could point to the link and
say "save link as". Unfortunately this site wouldn't allow access to the
parent level. If possible, future posters could help the situation if
acess was allowed to both the file and its home directory.

So I took the link of the pdf file and plugged it into a download
program that I snagged years back. It downloaded fine. It has also saved
me before when several attempts to download a big file by web page
methods failed. It downloaded fine but also would have had the option to
restart if things had gone bad somewhere in the middle of the download.

It's called MetaProducts Download Express...


"free for non-commercial use"

Just offering this tip on what worked for me this time. Hope it helps.


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