LC 9.02 Problems when displaying local PDF in stack

JJS jjs at krutt.org
Sun Jan 6 11:24:22 CET 2019


ignore the stars

probably a copy/paste fail directly from script editor to thunderbird

Op 6-1-2019 om 11:22 schreef JJS via use-livecode:
> I don't have Acrobat on my PC.
>
> i use the browser widget and works ok in lc902
>
>
> *put*specialFolderPath("home") & "/your.pdf"intotFile
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> *if* thereisafiletFile *then*
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> *// Allow for spaces in filenames*
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> *replace*" "with"%20"intFile
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> *set*theurlofwidget"showmethepdf"totFile
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> end if
>
>
> Op 6-1-2019 om 11:06 schreef Simon Knight via use-livecode:
>> Hi Tore,
>>
>> I have spent a couple of hours hunting down Adobe Reader related  
>> files scattered about in my computers Library folder and others but 
>> to no avail.  I suspect that the root cause is the newish Adobe 
>> Acrobat Reader DC which I briefly tried while attempting to solve an 
>> unrelated problem with a PDF file.  This was the app that was 
>> inserting its self into my apps revBrowser control,  I have removed 
>> Acrobat Reader DC and downloaded the Adobe cleaner app but my 
>> instance of revBrowser still requests that I locate Adobe Acrobat and 
>> fails to display the local PDF file.  I have also experimented with 
>> the Browser widget and get the same result when running LC 9.02.
>>
>> So it seems that having removed Adobe Acrobat Reader DC that my code 
>> is unable to display PDFs in either a RevBrowser or a Browser Widget 
>> when running in LC9.02.  I also suspect there is a subtle buffering 
>> problem when running the same code in LC 8 and earlier as the app 
>> stops displaying PDFs after a source file is moved; I am still 
>> experimenting to see if I can determine exactly what is causing the 
>> problem.
>>   Regards
>> Simon Knight
>>
>>
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