PDF in Android Browser

Dan Friedman dan at clearvisiontech.com
Tue Oct 29 17:27:30 EDT 2013


Monte,

Thanks for the info.  I do own a full license for MergExt.  But, I resolved the problem by doing this:

if isAndroid() then
  if tURL ends with ".pdf" then
    put "http://docs.google.com/gview?embedded=true&url=" before tURL
  end if
end if
    
mobileControlSet "webPage","URL",tURL

-Dan


On Oct 29, 2013, at 1:36 PM, use-livecode-request at lists.runrev.com wrote:

>> If I attempt to open a PDF in a Native Browser on an Android device, I get zilch.   Works great on iOS, but on Android you I get a white page.  Any advise or thoughts?
> 
> I have a command for opening any file with an app that supports it in my mergAndroid external if you're interested, however, mergAndroid isn't sold separately at the moment (it's a bonus feature for mergExt complete users). 
> 
> Cheers
> 
> --
> Monte Goulding





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