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Retrieve a PDF file from a server

go_pre

Member
Hello all,

I have a bunch of PDF files on a server...each file is associated to an employee. I've created a table with the employee AB#, and the files that is associated to that employee.

The problem we are having is...how do we retrieve this file so the employee can either view or save (much the same functionality as WSJ would do with a UBE).

Presently I have these files on my enterprise server, under a directory structure I have created.

Any suggestion is appreciated.

Thanks for your help!

Luc

EnterpriseOne 9.1 Tools release 9.1.5.3
Web Server is on a Sun box running WebSphere 7.0
Enterprise server is on a Linux box running on RedHat 6
 

jdelisths

Reputable Poster
Hi Luc,

One way is to create a media object record that points to that file. With some custom code, you can set your application to allow (only) the user's records to be accessed.
 

johndanter

Legendary Poster
Hi Luc,

Maybe you should ask this in the Developer section?

There are many ways you can do this to be honest but it depends what you want to do with the file once you've got it.
Read it, display it on a screen or even open it as a pop up.
 

go_pre

Member
Thanks John...and you also Hari :).

I will ask this question in the Developer section as you suggested John.

What I'd like to so is a Hyper link on the screen so the user can click on it and then you get the windows message (or something similar) that prompt you to either save, open or close.

Luc
 
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