kaveh at rivervalleytechnologies.com
Mon Dec 3 09:18:56 EST 2018
Thanks for this. Any way of selecting or copying text from the PDF file?
Any way of finding a particular text in the PDF?
On Wed, 28 Nov 2018 at 14:47, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Brilliant stuff Hermann
> On Mon, 26 Nov 2018 at 19:44, hh via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> > Sometimes one wishes to have a unique PDF display, independent of the
> > user's current internet-plugin. Or one wishes to have a feature that
> > these plugins don't have (for example rotation). Then pdf.js comes in.
> > ( https://mozilla.github.io/pdf.js/ (watch the license)).
> > My current solution can display both local and remote pdfs.
> > And it does NOT need a (local) server.
> > The widget uses pdf.js to display (and load) one single page of any
> > multipage pdf. It needs 2.3 MByte of space in the temporary folder
> > + 1.3*the size of the displayed pdf.
> > You can
> > [*]Switch to prev/next/any page of the PDF.
> > [*]Zoom in, zoom out or fit the PDF to width or height of the browser
> > widget's width or height.
> > [*]Fit the browser widget's rect to the page container's rect
> > (hold down the shiftkey when using the controls for that).
> > [*]Rotate the PDF to 0, 90, 180, 270 degrees.
> > [*]Grab the PDF to scroll the PDF left/up/right/down.
> > Download hhPDFViewer from "Sample Stacks" or
> > http://livecodeshare.runrev.com/stack/916/
> > The library is included in the stack, so that also an offline usage
> > (with local PDFs) is possible.
> > I didn't already test it but the stack should run on any platform where
> > the browser widget works. For mobile you still have do some work for
> > resizing the browser widget and the controls group (and changing some
> > triggers). If there is enough interest I'll implement more features.
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