Display PDF on Android

Ralph DiMola rdimola at evergreeninfo.net
Mon Jan 6 15:57:38 EST 2020

Correct, I misspoke. Running the JavaScript is the limitation on most
desktop browsers. The reason for setting up the local web server is to be
able to test pdfjs in the IDE. The browser widget  is a Chromium codebase.
This way one can tweak pdfjs and test in the IDE before deploying to

Ralph DiMola
IT Director
Evergreen Information Services
rdimola at evergreeninfo.net

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Subject: Re: Display PDF on Android

Ralph DiMola wrote:

 > ...because one can't open local files on a desktop browser.

Oh?  Most browsers except Firefox won't execute JavaScript from local files,
but PFDs open in Firefox and Chrome here just fine.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com                http://www.FourthWorld.com

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