Skip to main content

Firefox add-on to view and edit documents and images online

Here is another add-on to enhance your Firefox browser further. The extension, Open IT Online allows you to open documents and images online with out the need of any software. You can view or edit documents and images through online services like Google Docs or Pixlr.

Open IT Online supports Google Docs, Google Apps, Zoho and ThinkFree to edit or view documents and support Snipshot, Bilder Editieren, Picnik and Pixlr to edit or view images.

This add-on handles following file formats: - Documents (.doc, .rtf, .odt, .sxw), Spreadsheets (.xls, .csv, .ods, .sxc), Presentations (.ppt, .pps, .odp, .sxi) and Images (.jpg, .gif, .png). However it does not have support to pdf files.

When Firefox encounters one of the file types mentioned above, you will get an option to open the file online. Choosing this option, you will also have the possibility to choose which online service you want to use to open the file.

Open IT Online shows you also the file size of the document you could see online, this information helps you determining if you want to open the file online or not.


Popular posts from this blog

Surf the Web Anonymously With Firefox Add-on Phproxy

There are several web based proxy servers available to surf the internet anonymously or as from another country. The Firefox add-on (Firefox 3 – 4) Phzilla helps you view a webpage or surf the internet using the PHProxy (a type of web based proxy server) proxy servers. It is very easy and convenient to use.

Restore Lost Capacity Of Your USB Flash Drive (How to)

Some malware can hide full capacity of your USB flash drive. For example, a 4GB pen drive sometimes shows only 500kb or less. An interesting part of this situation is that, even after removing the malware or formatting the USB flash drive, you will not get back its original capacity. Therefore, the question here is how to restore a USB flash drive to its full capacity.

Disable automatic Meta refresh/redirect of websites in browser for security reasons[how to]

Generally speaking, Meta refresh is a method used by some websites to instruct a web browser to automatically refresh/redirect the current web page after a given time interval. You can see this type of refresh/redirect especially in media sites. This is some times annoying or can be used for malicious purposes by redirecting you to a malicious site. If you don’t like this feature, you can disable this in your browser. Here is how to disable this in Internet Explore/Chrome, Firefox and Opera. Internet Explorer: Go to Tools - Internet options - Security tab - Custom Level button - Miscellaneous category - set "Allow Meta refresh" to Disable. Firefox: Go to Tools - Options - Advanced - General - Accessibility and tick the option next to ‘Warn me when web sites try to redirect or reload the page’. Alternatively you can use extension RefreshBlocker . Opera: Go to Preferences - Advanced - Network and uncheck "Enable automatic redirection".