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troubleshooting Question

Open BinaryReult(PDF File) in jQuery

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kravindra asked on
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Hi,

I have a button "Open PDF" on page, I am calling controller through Jquery,My contorller returns JSon result with BinaryResult. In this binary result i have a PDF file.

Could you please say me how to open this pdf file in JQuery.

.aspx  Page:-
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<input type='button' class='compareButton' value='Open PDF' />

<script type="text/javascript">
 function OpenPDF(valuationID1, valuationID2) {
        var valuationId = valuationID1 + "," + valuationID2;        
        var url = '<%= Url.Action("Compare", "Dashboard") %>';
        $.post(url, { id: valuationId }, function (data) {
           
//*********************************Here i want to open that pdf file.**************************

        });
    }
</script>


.cs  Page:-
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//This is my controller

 public class DashboardController : RctController
 {
   public JsonResult Compare(string id)
        {
            BinaryResult result = new BinaryResult();
            if (RctContext.Current.ClientData.GetParameter(Configuration.Model.Parameters.ShowComparisonReport_FLAG) == "Y")
            {
                string[] valuationId = Regex.Split(id, ",");
                ReportProvider provider = new ReportProvider();
                result = provider.GenerateComparisonReport(Convert.ToInt32(valuationId[0]));
            }
            return Json(result);
        }
}

public class ReportProvider
{
    public BinaryResult GenerateComparisonReport(int valuationId)
        {
            var context = NewContext().View(valuationId);

            using (var report = new ComparisonReport(context.Valuation))
            using (var exporter = new PdfExport())
            using (var reportStream = new MemoryStream())
            {
                report.Run();
                exporter.Export(report.Document, reportStream);
                return new BinaryResult
                {
                    ContentType = "application/pdf",
                    FileName = "Comparison_" + valuationId + ".pdf",
                    IsAttachment = true,
                    Data = reportStream.ToArray()                
                };
            }

        }
}

public class BinaryResult : ActionResult
{

        public byte[] Data { get; set; }
        public bool IsAttachment { get; set; }
        public string FileName { get; set; }
        public string ContentType { get; set; }

        public override void ExecuteResult(ControllerContext context)
        {
            context.HttpContext.Response.Clear();
            context.HttpContext.Response.ContentType = ContentType;
            if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(FileName))
            {
                context.HttpContext.Response.AddHeader("content-disposition", ((IsAttachment) ? "attachment;filename=" : "inline;filename=") + FileName);
            }
            context.HttpContext.Response.BinaryWrite(Data);
        }
}


I attached output of Binary Result object.
That how my Binary Result look like.

Could you please help me to open this pdf file in jquery.

Thanks in Advance













ObjectInBinaryResult.docx
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