Is there a Built-in Feature to preview PDF in an LC-made explorer

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Is there a Built-in Feature to preview PDF in an LC-made explorer

Post by teriibi » Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:38 pm

HI Everyone,

question :
Is there some existing feature in LC that can allow me rapid browsing of PDF files (medium Icon look-alike) in a folder ?

The idea behid is to build me MY OWN PDF BROWSER APP under LC to organize many PDF on a hardrive into folders.
HAve buttons to esaly move/copy/delete the displayed PDF from a Gerenal Folder to each specific "PDF Matter! folders after viewing its content, but without opening another one of the many PDF reader.

It would require some kind of small text/content viewer of each PDF file without opening it.

Any sugestiosn welcomed.
Tks
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Re: Is there a Built-in Feature to preview PDF in an LC-made explorer

Post by richmond62 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:14 am

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Re: Is there a Built-in Feature to preview PDF in an LC-made explorer

Post by bogs » Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:49 pm

Hm, It didn't open any pdf (tried many from my programming library) here Richmond, although from the code, it certainly looks like it should have.

Linux OS, Lc 8.1.6.
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Re: Is there a Built-in Feature to preview PDF in an LC-made explorer

Post by richmond62 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:33 pm

The Browser widget does NOT function on Linux as far as I know.

The Tools.rev stack does NOT contain the Browser widget on Linux (just had a look at 8.1.7).

However, it did allow 8.1.7 to scr*w up quite badly on Xubuntu 17.10, with a Window saying "something" (I kid you not) when I tried to exit/quit the IDE; and it did much the same in 8.1.6.
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Re: Is there a Built-in Feature to preview PDF in an LC-made explorer

Post by bogs » Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:36 pm

That would certainly explain it, and is good to know.
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Re: Is there a Built-in Feature to preview PDF in an LC-made explorer

Post by richmond62 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:58 pm

teriibi

did not indicate what operating system s/he is running on their computer.

¿ teriibi ?

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Re: Is there a Built-in Feature to preview PDF in an LC-made explorer

Post by teriibi » Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:29 pm

I m Running LC-COM-PLUS 9 (JUST CHANGED)
on W10
.,,but was also planning to use the feature on any other Desktop/portable OSes.

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