Displaying & caching PDF files

JJS jjs at krutt.org
Wed Feb 5 14:44:18 EST 2020

  launch url "file:/mnt/sdcard/help.pdf"



Op 5-2-2020 om 19:15 schreef Klaus major-k via use-livecode:
> Hi all,
>> Am 05.02.2020 um 19:05 schrieb Eller, Roger via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>> Hey Ralph,
>> "The latest phones usually come with a built-in PDF reader."
>> Source:  How To Open PDF Files on Android in under 60 Seconds  https://joyofandroid.com/open-pdf-android/
>> I am sure it's not the experience for everyone, but I very rarely view PDF files on my phone.  When I do, I use any PDF reader that I want.  Adobe Reader is free.  I know you said "natively", but like in some Linux camps, we don't always want everything ever made to be installed.  /jovial tone 🙂
>> ~Roger
> OK, lets say we have an LC Android app that has just printed to pdf
> and the file is in ther users DOCUMENTS folder. Can we then just:
> ...
> launch url(specialfolderpath("documents") & "/a_pdf.pdf")
> ...
> and one of the above mentioned (installed) PDF Reader will just kick in,
> or is this prohibited by our app's Sandbox?
> Best
> Klaus
> --
> Klaus Major
> https://www.major-k.de
> klaus at major-k.de
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