Load PDF from URL

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  1. Art Kedzierski
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    Nov 2009

    Posted 10 Sep 2013 Link to this post

    I'm not quite understanding the documentation and I'm hoping you can provide an example. I need to attach a RadPDFViewer to a PDF that resides out on our internal network. I don't want to include it in the app as a resource as it is updated frequently (it's a help document). It's URL never changes, however. What's the best way to do that in an MVVM scenario? Is there a XAML only solution?
  2. Alexander
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    Posted 13 Sep 2013 Link to this post

    Hi Art,

    There are both MVVM and XAML solutions to your problem. Note that in order to read a document from a remote stream, the stream must support Read and Seek operations.

    The XAML only solution requires setting the DocumentSource property of the RadPdfViewer to the URI which points to the stream of the document. 

    I'm attaching a sample project, which demonstrates the MVVM approach. In the path variable in MainPage.xaml.cs you need to set the path to the stream.

    I hope this is helpful. Please, do not hesitate to contact us if you have any other questions.

    Regards,
    Alexander
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