OJS 2.3.4 PDF not displaying

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Re: OJS 2.3.4 PDF not displaying

Postby jayfitzsimmons » Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:09 am

Hi all,

I had a similar problem being unable to view embedded pdf files in Internet Explorer, but it worked fine in Firefox and Chrome. The problem for me is I'm using 64-bit Internet Explorer version 9 - 64-bit versions of IE don't allow pdf files to be viewed embedded in web pages. One more reason why I hate IE, but some of our readers use it so this problem might crop up for them. The solution is for them to either use a different browser, or within IE click the "download this pdf file" link in the bottom-left to download the pdf outside a web page.


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Re: OJS 2.3.4 PDF not displaying

Postby tningal » Sat Jul 12, 2014 4:04 am


I have a similar problem. The display of the PDF files is now replaced by HTML codes (see the attached file ). I would be grateful if any of you enlightened ones could offer a workaround or point out how you solved similar problem such as mine.


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Dunlin, Ireland
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Re: OJS 2.3.4 PDF not displaying

Postby asmecher » Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:24 am

(This question was also asked/answered here.)

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