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HFS ~ HTTP File Server / Re: Hosting and PDF viewing
« on: March 05, 2022, 10:13:18 PM »
I forgot to reply  :o

Yes this was the case, change it from text/pdf to application/pdf and it work  ;D

HFS ~ HTTP File Server / Re: Hosting and PDF viewing
« on: February 12, 2022, 05:22:14 PM »
Well it works on the iPad now, but when employees are using a laptop with Chrome, Edge... and open the link all we see is this... for a long long page of codes. With download or not the PDF, with the Acrobat extension or not, using Chrome default PDF viewer, all the same results  >:(

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/Type /XObject
/Subtype /Image
/Name /img0
/Width 1278
/Height 1576
/BitsPerComponent 8
/ColorSpace /DeviceRGB
/Filter /DCTDecode
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HFS ~ HTTP File Server / Re: Hosting and PDF viewing
« on: January 19, 2022, 07:17:30 PM »

Well the Adobe is still not working, but after seeking thru the other options, I came out to the MIME settings, added *.PDF text/pdf and open in browser when MIME type is define, and now in my iOS device, the simple HTTP URL now open the PDF  ;D no need to have an HTML...

So I might have change the settings and thinking it was iOS13 that change something ??

But now it work like it was before.

Thank you,

HFS ~ HTTP File Server / Re: Hosting and PDF viewing
« on: January 19, 2022, 03:41:36 PM »
I spoke with my web dev and he told me that the HFS server returns a "header : Content-Disposition : attachment"
and this force the download of the file, maybe that tel you something ??

I also notice that new HFS version, the config file, I changed the port from 80 to 8080, but when the program starts, the port display is still 80 and will respond to 80 when I call the server.

HFS ~ HTTP File Server / Re: Hosting and PDF viewing
« on: January 19, 2022, 02:41:14 PM »
Thanks, but the new version is also not working  :(
Same, I can type the URL in chrome and the file gets downloaded as previous version.

So the problem must be from Adobe's side ::) and now try to get them to see that problem and fix it!! hoooo boy !!

As for NaitLee suggestion!  :o I will have a look but I'm no web developer, so I have no clue really how to incorporate stuff unless a complete example is published, most of the time they only show a small portion of code that you have to assemble to make it work


HFS ~ HTTP File Server / Hosting and PDF viewing
« on: January 18, 2022, 09:52:43 PM »
Hello people !

I use HFS to host JPG and PDF files, a (not so) recent change in ios13 made it impossible to view a PDF file inside a webviewer. Installed of showing the PDF, it will try to download it. The user is asked to download the file. It works, the file get downloaded.

I use Filemaker Go and it relies on the Safari engine in it webviewer. So now a simple URL that was working before, no longer works. The URL in Safari will ask me to download, in Filemaker, the webviewer is not and I DON'T want the user to be able to download the file (contract archive).

Abode just releases a new API to view a PDF, it works perfectly. The only problem, it’s not working with HFS.

In my log, I see the request for the file, but it never gets download and I have an error in the API preview, can't view preview.

demo of the API

Problem with HSF configuration ? The API that is not working with HFS ?

So that we're clear, the URL is not protected with a log in, if I enter this URL in Chrome, the PDF file gets downloaded.


HFS ~ HTTP File Server / Easy solution from URL
« on: November 16, 2016, 09:32:05 PM »

I'm a very basic user, I setup HFS on a server to be able to open  scanned JPG and PDF from a mobile apps.

I use Filemaker, locally I open the file with the network path and it work fine, but on the FMGo mobile version, I can't download a file so the only way that I have found was using a web viewer with an URL and it works like a charm.

My problem is: I don't want users to have to login, just one click and the jpg load.
Setup with no user/psw... everybody that scans my IP and put the right port will have a view of my files
locally tested work in Filemaker web viewers and in Chrome
On mobile Safari, that display a security warning (Phishing) and it the prevent FMGo web viewer to display the file (I can't tap on the "continue anyway", it's just blank)

Beside http://user:psw@ is there another way to send credentials to HFS ?

I've read about Ajax... I don't know this and I think it will need to be on a web page, not in URL ?!?!


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