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And the next problem is: Cannot get the PdF to show in browser although it's there

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  • And the next problem is: Cannot get the PdF to show in browser although it's there

    See this thread. Exactly the same issue. What should I do ?

    http://msgboard.alphasoftware.com/al...acrobat+report

  • #2
    Re: And the next problem is: Cannot get the PdF to show in browser although it's ther

    Didn't read that other long thread, but have you added *.pdf as an allowed file type under security?
    Peter
    AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

    Peter@AlphaBaseSolutions.com
    https://www.alphabasesolutions.com


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    • #3
      Re: And the next problem is: Cannot get the PdF to show in browser although it's ther

      Hi Peter,

      Yes, the *.pdf is in the allowed extension list.

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      • #4
        Re: And the next problem is: Cannot get the PdF to show in browser although it's ther

        once bitten Peter?
        Chad Brown

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        • #5
          Re: And the next problem is: Cannot get the PdF to show in browser although it's ther

          Originally posted by chadbrown View Post
          once bitten Peter?
          Yes, but it was only a minor chomp.
          Peter
          AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

          Peter@AlphaBaseSolutions.com
          https://www.alphabasesolutions.com


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          • #6
            Re: And the next problem is: Cannot get the PdF to show in browser although it's ther

            Maybe you could describe your problem rather then referring to another thread? It may make a difference if you describe the setting your way, in the other thread it did not seem to give a clue to anybody so take your chance!
            Frank

            Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand

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            • #7
              Re: And the next problem is: Cannot get the PdF to show in browser although it's ther

              Hi,

              Ok, when I use the functionality to create the PDF the first time (acrobat is not in memory), it gives an error 'There is an error with Acrobat. Close the program and try again.'. In Task Manager I kill the process and press my button again. Nothing appears on the screen. The report is there on the server.

              Ok, so I've read the thread and somebody stated that a previous build didn't have this behavior. Maybe one could send me the file __a5RunReport.a5w of a previous release and I will try. The previous release must be prior to build 4369.

              If it works with that file, there is a bug in Alpha Five.

              Thank you
              Steven

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              • #8
                Re: And the next problem is: Cannot get the PdF to show in browser although it's ther

                Have you tried with Acrobat 9 & 10. 10 has issues under certain circumstances (not related to Alpha)
                Frank

                Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand

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                • #9
                  Re: And the next problem is: Cannot get the PdF to show in browser although it's ther

                  Hi Clipper87

                  Great to see somebody from Belgium here !!! :-) I'm from Belgium too.

                  Ok, the plot thickens as they say. I got a work-around which doesn't show the pdf on screen but prompts a save dialog to the user. Not bad.

                  I placed the following javascript in the declaration section and called it from the button click event. Note the ro.Download = 'Y';

                  Code:
                  window['{grid.componentName}_G__UNBOUND_BUTTON_1_1'] = function(rowNum,rowId,objEle) {
                  // $('pdf').innerHTML = '<div style=\'cursor:pointer;\' onclick=\'hideFrameDiv__Unbound_Button_1_1_GridFields(); return false;\'>Close</div><iframe style=\'height: 5in; width: 6in;\'  id=\'IFRAME_pdf\' src=\'__workingMessage.a5w?message=Working...&icon=CSS/A5System/images/wait.gif\'></iframe>'; showFrameDiv__Unbound_Button_1_1_GridFields();
                  var ro = new Object();
                  	ro.reportName = 'Invoice@careervault.alb';
                  	ro.reportNameShort = 'Invoice';
                  	ro.reportType = 'Report';
                  	ro.reportIFrame = 'IFRAME_pdf';
                  	ro.gridId = '{grid.componentName}';
                  	ro.download = 'Y';
                  	ro.xbasicFunction = '';
                  	ro.clientSideFilename = 'faktuur.pdf';
                  	ro.reportMessagesDivId = '';
                  	ro.filter = '';
                  	ro.order = '';
                  	ro.sqlFilter = '';
                  	ro.sqlOrder = '';
                  	ro.arguments = 'employerid|Character|'+{grid.object}._getValue('G','EMPLOYER_ID',rowNum)+'||begindt|Date|'+{grid.object}._getValue('G','BEGIN_DT',rowNum)+'||enddt|Date|'+{grid.object}._getValue('G','END_DT',rowNum)+'';
                  	ro.workingMessage = 'Printing report: ' + ro.reportNameShort;
                  	ro.pdfoptions = 'DIM Concatenate as L\nDIM HasWatermark as L\nDIM MultilingualSupport as L\nDIM EmbedFonts as L\nDIM LinearizeForWeb as L\nDIM Colors2GrayScale as L\nDIM ConvertHyperlinks as L\nDIM WatermarkType as C = `Text`\nDIM WatermarkText as C = `D R A F T`\nDIM WatermarkFontName as C = `Times New Roman`\nDIM WatermarkFontSize as N = 172\nDIM WatermarkRotation as N = 450\nDIM WatermarkColorHex as C = `E8FED2`\nDIM WatermarkHorizPos as N = 120\nDIM WatermarkVertPos as N = -120\nDIM WatermarkOnTop as L\nDIM WatermarkPDF as C\nDIM Encrypt as L\nDIM OwnerPassword as C\nDIM UserPassword as C\nDIM CanPrint as L = .T.\nDIM CanModifyDocument as L = .T.\nDIM CanCopy as L = .T.\nDIM CanAddNotes as L = .T.\nDIM Use128BitKey as L = .T.\nDIM JpegQuality as C = `Low`\n';
                  	ro.displayMode = '';
                  	ro.saveAs = 'pdf';
                  	ro.pdfOpenParameters = ''
                  	ro._gridCurrentFilter = {grid.object}._gridFilter;
                  	ro._gridCurrentOrder = {grid.object}._gridOrder;
                  	ro._gridCurrentArguments = {grid.object}._gridArguments;
                  	ro._gridCurrentDBType = {grid.object}._gridDBType;
                  	
                  //	if({grid.object}._embeddedMode) {
                  //		ro.windowType = 'MDI';
                  //		reportPreviewFromWorkingPreview(ro);
                  //		return false;
                  //	}
                  	
                  	A5.component.runReport(ro);
                  
                  
                  }
                  
                  window['hideFrameDiv__Unbound_Button_1_1_GridFields'] = function() {
                  	$('pdf').style.display = 'none';
                  }
                  
                  window['showFrameDiv__Unbound_Button_1_1_GridFields'] = function() {
                  	if({grid.object}._embeddedMode == false) { 
                  		if($('pdf')) {
                  			$('pdf').style.display = '';
                  		} else {
                  			alert('Error - you have not created a DIV with an id of \'pdf\' where the Report should be displayed.');
                  		}
                  	}
                  }

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                  • #10
                    Re: And the next problem is: Cannot get the PdF to show in browser although it's ther

                    Oh, forgot to mention. No I didn't try with Adobe Reader 9.0, I have Reader 10 on my machines. Never had issues. Have the latest updates installed.

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