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Pass byte[] array to javascript and convert the byte array to PDF in javascript.

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What i recieve in javascript is Byte array, This Byte array was created by converting a PDF to a Byte array and i recieve this Byte array from the server and i need to convert the Byte array into PDF format...    Can someone help me on this?
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Question by:salinigayathri
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by:Michel Plungjan
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Does not sound like something JS would be able to do
My answer is: don't. Grab the pdf on the server and serve it as pdf.
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by:salinigayathri
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mplungjan,
    Can you share what technology can handle this situation?
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by:Michel Plungjan
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server side.

Sounds like you have the pdf already on the server or on someone else's server

If you have it on your own server, ajax a LINK to the pdf and open the pdf in an iframe or a new window

If it is on someone else's server or web service, get the pdf on your server and send it as application/pdf to the browser in an iframe or new window
You cannot ajax a pdf file to the browser - even if you had converted it to b64 or some other textual thing, because JS cannot show it

this COULD have worked, but I am sure it does not

w=window.open('application/pdf')
w.document.write(pdfAsB64String)
w.document.close()
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by:salinigayathri
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PDF files are on the sever.  I want to print multiple PDF files, in client side, where the PDF are residing on the server. I do not want to open the PDF file. Without opeing the PDF file just print those files... This is the requirement. Please help me on this aspect.
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Michel Plungjan earned 1000 total points
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Not possible. Sorry.
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