JavaScript Open PDF

Larry Brister
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Is there a javaScript where I can force my RadGrid link button to open a PDF with Adobe and not in the Browser?
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Top Expert 2009
Not likely.

If you serve the file with
content-type application/octet-stream
the user will be prompted to open or save the file
Most Valuable Expert 2012
Top Expert 2014

Its a user preference in browser which you can not change unless you send the PDF file as a stream, as suggested above, instead of a link.
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