Requirements for display PDF in a browser on Windows?

Klaus major-k klaus at
Wed Mar 9 05:45:41 EST 2022

Hi Tom,

> Am 08.03.2022 um 23:55 schrieb Tom Glod via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> I have definitely opened PDF in the browser in the past .... and it opened
> the default "chrome html 5" pdf reader.
> everything seems to have worked.
> And I don't see why it would no longer work now.

thank you for your answers, which leaves some question however.

Is "Chrome" the web engine that LC is unsing in the "browser widget" on Windows?
Or do you create that browser with "revbrowseropen..."?

> you can google "browser test" from within the browser and it will tell you
> some info about the chromium based browser.
> Some of it may shock you.

Ha, I highly doubt that! :-D

> Cheers
> On Tue, Mar 8, 2022 at 3:08 PM Klaus major-k via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>> Am 08.03.2022 um 19:54 schrieb Klaus major-k via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at>:
>>> Hi all,
>>> the subject says it all, of course in regard of LC.
>>> Is the web-plugin of Acrobat reader still neccessary?
>>> Or do current Windows Browser display PDF files out of the box?
>> and/or more important, what web engine is the browser widget using on
>> Windows?



Klaus Major
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