PDF Attachments in Browser for Office365 Form Pages.
I've had a few requests to enable
browser viewing of PDF files attached to list items on form pages. I worked a
script that will do so and here's how to implement it.
This is an example of what we're talking
This is a calendar item with a PDF file attached.
To get the link to open in the browser we need to alter the href to use the PDF
This is the HTML output:
notice the href we are targeting.
This is how to implement:
you've implemented the complete solution here http://joshuabooker.com/Pages/PDF-CompleteSolution.aspx)
1) Save this file to your Utilities document
2) Open the list or library where you want to enable viewing
attachments and change the URL to get the display form in edit mode like so:
The page should look something
3) Add a Content Editor Webpart
to the page and set it up like so:
1- Move it to
below the Form Web Part
Edit Web Part Properties
the file link to the following:
4) Click Apply, Save and Close the page. Goto an item
with PDF attachment and test the link.
5) Repeat these steps for the
Also this will add browser
viewing for attachments for only this one list. You have to repeat these steps
for Display and Edit forms of other lists to get it to work on those lists
respectively. I've tried adding this script to the master page, but it seems to
interfere with the PDF solution for Document Library Views and I haven't worked
through that yet.
Have a great Day!