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Force PDF form to open in browser?


Level 4

I'm just wondering if it is possible to force a pdf file to open in a web browser. So that, if the file is saved to someone's computer, when you open it, it automatically opens in the web browser



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Level 8

Of course you can set the target operating system to associate the pdf extension with a web browser but I think you're probably looking for the form itself to be able to control that regardless of operating system.

If so, try putting this in the top level subform's docReady event:

if (!{;




Adobe will show you a warning to Cancel or Allow but that can't be supressed for security reasons.