Accessing Online PDF Content on a MacBookPro

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Hello, I would appreciate some assistance with a problem that I am having accessing Online Material. I have a MacBookPro, running OSX 10.9.2. Many of the Websites that I access on a daily basis publish additional research articles as Webpages in PDF format. It is these Online PDF pages that I cannot easily access. When I click on the link, Safari opens a new Tab but seldom gives me access to the new Webpage. I can navigate to and interact with the Tab name. It will announce that it is selected. When I then try to navigate to the area of HTML content, I either cannot locate it or I just hear the word "Dimmed". This is the same whether I open the link in a new Window or a New Tab. The Work Around that I am using is to download the link and then read it with Preview. This is slow and unnecessarily cumbersome. So, what am I missing? Are there add-on's, extensions for Safari or a Mac App I should try? Any advice greatly appreciated. Sea No Evil. PS. I have tried using Google Chrome but, whilst that opens the PDF Webpage, I am invariably told that the "Page is Blank".

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Submitted by Seanoevil on Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Hi Isaac, For me, this is a problem for nearly every Web Page with a URL that ends with PDF. Sea No Evil.

Submitted by Tim Hornik on Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Here is a solution to removing Adobe Reader as the default reader when viewing PDF's through Safari. I just did this on my Macbook Pro, and have done it on other Macs in the past.

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3885844

Basically it has you entering into your system library, heading into Internet Plug in, deleting all Adobe Reader )2-3 I think) and restarting Safari.