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I have PDF files in application server and trying to display the PDF files by using class CL_GUI_PDFVIEWER->open_document but i am unable to view the pdf files.

Please let us know any other alternative way to view the PDF files via application server.



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    Posted on Apr 14, 2011 at 11:13 AM


    steps tu visualize PDF files from app server via html_viewer:

    1. Upload PDF file to table type x255. (using for ecampo FM SCMS_UPLOAD)

    2. Create container (TYPE REF TO cl_gui_custom_container),

    create html_viewer (TYPE REF TO cl_gui_html_viewer).

    3. Load data from ypur xsting table to url:

      CALL METHOD html_viewer->load_data
          TYPE                = 'application' 
          SUBTYPE           = 'pdf' 
           assigned_url     = url
          data_table          =  data_pdf.  "line type x255

    4. Show data from url:

      CALL METHOD html_viewer->show_data
          url                    = url.



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  • Posted on Apr 14, 2011 at 01:59 PM

    That class is clearly marked 'Do not use'. Along with MaryM's suggestion, search the forum. This has been asked/answered before. You'll find other threads referring to the use of the HTML/custom container for viewing PDF's, not to mention using Adobe Reader directly...

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