From:  Martijn <>
Date:  20 Feb 2009 05:48:42 Hong Kong Time

Re: How to avoid creation of ".part" file ?


On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 11:32 AM,   wrote:
> Hello,
> We are using Firefox to give our users access to InDesign and
> QuarkXPress files, they can open them in the dedicated application by
> clicking on links. However we have a problem with Firefox 3 we don't
> have in version 2 : everytime a user click on a link, Firefox create a
> ".part" file, which will never be automatically destroyed. Users
> choose very often their desktop as download folder, then their desktop
> is covered with ".part" files at the end of the day...
> Could someone tell us if it is possible to avoid creation of this
> unwanted files, without disturbance of their classical web downloads ?

That seems like a bug to me. The ".part" files should be deleted after
the download has finished.
Perhaps you should file a bug on this in the bugzilla database?
File it under Toolkit->Download Manager.

The "avoid creation of these unwanted files" part, I don't know about.
Perhaps that is


> Thanks in advance.
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