Hi everyone..

I have a flash drive which contains a portable version of Mozilla Firefox. I want to save an existing textfile on that flash drive as a HTML file using the portable firefox browser. Unfortanately, i'm using Chrome as my default web browser. Is there any way to save the text file as a Html file and make is to be viewed as a Mozilla Firefox file. Even when I save MyDocument.txt as MyDocument.html on the flash drive (and I have the portable version of firefox on my flash drive) as an html file it still comes up as a chrome document.

Any idea how I can steer the document to be seen as a Firefox file. Maybe it has to do with the fact that if my default browser has changed then I can only see the document in that format? ....If this is the case then if I was on a machine which didn't have a web browser would it automatically steer to the portable version of the Mozilla Firefox browser I have on my flash drive?

Thans so much.

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If I am understood that correctly, you want to right-click and choose open with firefox, assuming you are on a windows OS.
What is a portable version of firefox? I've never heard of it.

Hi, Thanks for coming back.
What I want to do is this. Lets say I have my PC set up with Windows XP and Internet explorer as my default web browser. But I have a program which I carry on a flash drive which generates html files. If I open one of those files on my flash drive it will be viewed by Internet explorer on my pc because thats my default browser. But, if I carry a portable version of Firefox such as the one on this link: Click Here, then is there a way for those files carried on my flash drive to open using the portable version of firefox I carry on my flash drive automaticall? I don't want to select open with, I want it to happen by default. Is that possible?


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I very much doubt it unless you change the Operating System's default open with application for html files. Why is there a particular need to open with firefox anyway?

Assuming you have following html/css standards the files should render the same across all browsers, (well except the ie6/7 monstrosities)

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