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Embedding PDF Files

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by OperaManiac, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. OperaManiac

    OperaManiac Well-Known Member

    I am looking for a way to convert a PDF Link to an embed code powered by Google Docs Viewer.

    Essentially... Looking for this:

    User posts a PDF file link:


    And it is generated as:

    <iframe src="http://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.glencoe.com%2Fsec%2Fliterature%2Flitlibrary%2Fpdf%2Ftom_sawyer.pdf&embedded=true" width="600" height="780" style="border: none;"></iframe>
    PS: I understand issues related to hotlinking. But this is sort of for a personal project. We do plan to use Scribd. But this is something that would be very nice.
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I like this idea. But there is no feature in the software to allow you to set this up.

    This is possible with an addon. If you are a programmer then you can post in the Development Questions forum for help with this. Or post an Add-on Request and some one may be able to write this for you.
  3. OperaManiac

    OperaManiac Well-Known Member

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