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balaji choda

Joined: Dec 09, 2008
Posts: 2

Currently Im invoking an url through output of the url is a pdf file with an IE Dialog Box which asks me to either save or cancel . But I want the option of opening the PDF file. Can anyone suggest me an approach how to achieve that

Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15376
You can normally not override it, it is some setting in the user's browser that determines what it does.

balaji choda

Joined: Dec 09, 2008
Posts: 2
Hi Eric,

Thanks for your reply ,Can you tell me how do I change the Browser settings

I agree. Here's the link:
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