Equivalent of a field's "on linkclicked" message in a browser widget?

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Dec 6 15:59:45 EST 2022

On 12/6/22 1:13 PM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote:
>> what is the browser widget's equivalent to a field's "on linkclicked tLink" message?
>> Thanks for any hint!
> I want to check if the user clicked e.g. a PDF file and download the file in that case.
> What message do I have to catch in the browser widget?

You could try "browserDocumentLoadBegin" or "browserNavigateBegin" which would give you the URL 
that was clicked. But most browsers now download or display the PDF automatically when a PDF 
link is clicked. Firefox opens the PDF in a new window, and I think Safari downloads it. Not 
sure about Windows.

If this is for mobile, the URL might be enough information. BTW, I tried to use these messages 
a very long time ago and they were not sent, but hopefully that's been fixed by now.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com

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