Internet Explorer 8 fails to open PDF in browser. RRS feed

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    Vincenzo Di Russo
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    Thursday, July 14, 2011 5:27 AM
  • If you want a simple workaround you can disable this feature in Adobe Reader options, this will open PDF directly in reader
    Thursday, July 14, 2011 8:18 PM
  • Delay using the open method until the page is loaded by using the onload event... 

    html> <head> <script type="text/javascript"> window.onload = open_win; function open_win() { window.open("http://esurplus.chartisinsurance.net/servlet/FileDownLoadServlet?FileName=TH_46753800_20110712141947428.pdf&MimeType=application%2Fpdf&RelativePath=ImportFiles%2Fws_publishing&UseRoot=1&ShowError=1") } </script> </head> </html>

    Monday, July 18, 2011 2:33 AM
  • I just used and altered the code provided in the original post.  Was that not obvious?  The problem being solved is not that the link was bad, but that the open needed to be delayed until the page is loaded.  I find it easier to keep things straight if one keeps the script definition all together in the HEAD section.


    Monday, July 18, 2011 7:31 AM
  • Again with the confrontational attitude.

    Enough already!


    Monday, July 18, 2011 7:50 AM
  • I neither need to admit nor deny anything.  Yes, a post that's got nothing in it but accusations is abusive.  Either stop doing it or face the music!


    Monday, July 18, 2011 7:54 AM