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

Klaus major-k klaus at major-k.de
Tue Dec 6 16:24:43 EST 2022

Hi Jacque,

> Am 06.12.2022 um 21:59 schrieb J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> 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.

Windows, too, if the Acrobat Plug-in is installed on the target machine.
Only Android cannot display in a browser so far, too bad.

> 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.

Fingers crossed, will try and tell. :-)
Thank you!

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



Klaus Major
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