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  • #31
    Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

    Peter, your script worked perfect for me, no error. Even if the filename had embedded space.


    <%a5
    dim PDFFile as c = "D:\temp\my file.pdf"
    Response.MIME_Type = "application/pdf"
    ? file.to_blob(PDFFile)
    %>


    Be sure your security framework allows PDF files.
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    • #32
      Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

      Originally posted by Steve Wood View Post
      Peter, your script worked perfect for me, no error. Even if the filename had embedded space.
      Thanks Steve, see my previous post(s). The pdf was corrupt. All is well now.
      Peter
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      • #33
        Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

        Do you mean my pdf was corrupt? Isn't that my original file in your first example?
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        • #34
          Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

          Originally posted by Steve Wood View Post
          Do you mean my pdf was corrupt? Isn't that my original file in your first example?
          Yes. I just downloaded a new copy and it is good now.

          BTW: nice graphics
          Peter
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          • #35
            Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

            Originally posted by WendyWelton View Post



            So - next challenge is to dynamically get the correct file name into it from a button on a grid. I'm guessing I have to do a variable?

            I just saw Steve Wood's post - looks like it deals with the dynamic file name. I'll see if I can make heads or tails of that.
            Wendy Welton
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            • #36
              Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

              Man, sorry if I was responsible for 30 posts! Lately I have wimped out an use the feature pack, file download, so I don't even know what code is being used.
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              • #37
                Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

                Originally posted by Steve Wood View Post
                Man, sorry if I was responsible for 30 posts! Lately I have wimped out an use the feature pack, file download, so I don't even know what code is being used.

                What's perverse is that I had this problem a long time ago and so I gave up trying to make it work. And at that time your file didn't even exist. I don't know, maybe back then I had the other header info in there.
                ===
                Edit: Lenny, having the default header info doesn't seem to matter - it still works just fine. The secret is - don't use a corrupt file!
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                • #38
                  Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

                  Originally posted by Steve Wood View Post
                  Man, sorry if I was responsible for 30 posts! Lately I have wimped out an use the feature pack, file download, so I don't even know what code is being used.
                  No need to apologize! That short page displays, no download function. It looks like your first code section does have a download feature as well? My builders need to see it on their iPhone, email it on to supplier, supplier needs to download. So - I need that too.

                  Question - it looks like this has a session variable called "filename". So, in my grid that has many records, each record referencing a different PDF via a referenced field - I need to do an "on push" that puts the correct name into the session variable? Am I on the right track?
                  Wendy Welton
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                  • #39
                    Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

                    I usually don't like spaces in filenames, I'd recommend underscores.
                    Frank

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                    • #40
                      Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

                      New news:

                      http://downloads.limelightapp.com/ - you run it first, then browse to the web site. When I browse to my Download File button, made with the File Download feature pack - it works! You can either view or download. Wahoo!
                      Wendy Welton
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                      • #41
                        Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

                        I stumbled over this old post.
                        Is this still working, than I might choose this over the phonegap option.
                        Or dit IOS closed this option?
                        Ger Kurvers
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                        • #42
                          Re: Download and view PDF on an iPhone

                          Originally posted by cptutrecht View Post
                          I stumbled over this old post.
                          Is this still working, than I might choose this over the phonegap option.
                          Or dit IOS closed this option?
                          Phonegap should be able to do this fine with the "cordova-open" plugin.

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