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Print PDF file using javascript without opening it

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I got this link from your site..
http://bytes.com/groups/javascript/9...print-pdf-file

I found following code to print pdf file from the link

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  1. <html>
  2. <head>
  3. <script>
  4. function doit() {
  5. var x = document.getElementById("doodad");
  6. //.document.plugins.whatever
  7. x.click();
  8. x.setActive();
  9. x.focus();
  10. x.print();
  11. }
  12. </script>
  13. </head>
  14. <body>
  15. <embed id="doodad" src ="D:\Documents and
  16. Settings\ron\Desktop\eth_cli.pdf" width="550" height="550"
  17. name="whatever">
  18. <button onclick="doit()">howdy</button>
  19. </body>
  20. </html>
I am using this code in asp.net application
This code is working fine in IE but in Mozilla this is not working.

Please resolve it
Jun 19 '09 #1
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acoder
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If you embed it, you are technically opening (downloading) it.

Perhaps you could try using PDF JavaScript to print it on load.
Jun 19 '09 #2

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