You could output the pdf using or , then place a with you can simply change the url=terney.info and. I'd like to prevent this PDF file is downloaded and also not able to be AFAIK a common approach is to limit who can gain access to a file. eg. I'll leave it to someone else to address the print question, but about copying and saving - it's impossible to restrict this. If the browser can see the.
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you can use a php file in the url instead of the real pdf name. this file should check the owner of the file then prints the contents of the file (echo). The code only seemed to work for PDF (Acrobat 3.x) or below. This pdfExtractText function uses regular expressions to cover cases I have found in PDF If I understood your question correctly you are looking for a tool/way to show contents of the pdf-files without letting visitors download the actual file. Currently the.
If you want to "download" this file, use this line header "Content-Disposition: Also, It should be useful to enforce the code to only display pdf files and not all kind of files, but It should not be a big deal.
Please read: I believe this is what I am looing for and it seems to be the way the moodle restricts unuathorised uploads - could you pinty me to a tutorial that develops this futher?
Can someone give me a solution or give me some guideline?
Thanks VinnyRoundFoot. I have followed your idea and after some search on google, I did what is following: I made a small mistake inside the php code.
AFAIK a common approach is to limit who can gain access to a file.
Whether that program blocks print or not depends on the program as some PDF programs simply ignore those security settings while others obey them and will only print if the correct print password is entered. I can only assume you want to display information, but not allow the user to keep or print the information.
Your best method is convert from a pdf into a jpg, and protect the jpg so that it cant be downloaded or printed.
Perhaps it was a joke since you can't download a PDF if it's a jpeg. How to avoid download or printing a PDF?
Hello, I have a website where a PDF file can be opened to be viewed in the browser. Mittineague August 28, , 5: How are they to view the file if it isn't downloaded to their computer first?
You can protect PDFs from being printed but not downloaded. Mittineague August 29, , 4: I guess the question is why do you want the file to be not downloaded [sic saved?
Nothing is going to be full proof but for average users it can be "prevented". Click Exit to return to the regular web page.
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