How to render Word or PDF in pages or chunks
Posted on 2011-09-08
My company has extremely limited network capacity but wants to be able to store some large (50MB) technical documents on our Intranet. Given that our users can sometimes be limited to 40 kb/s download speeds, I'm trying to determine if there's any way to do this satisfactorily.
One possibility is serving the documents one page at a time on request, with the idea that a given page may only be a few hundred KB. Is there any method or product that people are pleased with that can do this? It doesn't need to be a free product. Googling thus far hasn't shown me anything obvious.
Its worth noting that I don't mind converting the document into another format, or into a byte stream, if necessary.