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AndyB submitted a new resource:

Open PDF - This will make PDF attachments open in the browser.


When a PDF file is attached to a post, clicking the attachment link will open a dialog box asking where to save the file. This Add-on changes this behavior so the PDF is opened in the browser.


This add-on only works on Xenforo v1.2 and above.

  1. Download openpdf.zip and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location will be library/Andy.
  3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install...
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Digital Doctor

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Cool idea.

I created a .pdf viewing demo at Xenforo.com

I documented what happens with .pdf viewing without your addon for me. (as you suggest, it downloads).

What the browser does with .pdfs varies alot depending on installed Software.

Of course to view it .... doesn't it download anyway ? :)

What's your main reason for keeping the .pdf opening in the browser ?