PDF in Android Browser

Terry Judd terry.judd at unimelb.edu.au
Tue Oct 29 22:37:58 CET 2013


That works Dan, but having used both I have to say that Monte's solution is way better.

Terry...

> On 30 Oct 2013, at 8:27 am, "Dan Friedman" <dan at clearvisiontech.com> wrote:
> 
> 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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