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embeding pdf with Google Drive & Joomla

Posted on 2013-01-02
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I have embed a PDF file from Google Drive into a Joomla driven site, using the code:

<p><iframe src="http://docs.google.com/open?id=ADDRESS" width="90%" height="480"></iframe></p>

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It does display, howeveran the left of the iframe there is a scrolling preview pane of all the pages in the pdf. This takes alot of space on small monitors.

Is ther an option to just display pages in full width?
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Question by:mytext
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by:blu
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Try adding "&embedded=true" to the end of the source URL.
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by:chilternPC
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you mention the folder not a single document?

try....(replace documentname.pdf with your document name)

<p><iframe src="http://docs.google.com/open?id=documentname.pdf&embedded=true" style="width:90%; height:480px;" frameborder="0"></iframe>
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mytext earned 0 total points
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Hi Everyone. I couldn't get any of the above working. I used Scribd instead.

Many thanks.
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by:mytext
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I couldn't get the other solutions to work. It was just one of thoese things where the quickest thing to do was use a different tool. When I tried deleting the question it said if I had an answer to post and accept it.
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