[thelist] plugin to open Word or PDF docs inside the browser in a small window

Theodore Serbinski tserbinski at washsq.com
Wed Nov 10 12:06:56 CST 2004

Sarah Sweeney wrote:
> A client has requested that Word, PDF, etc documents on her site open in 
> the browser window - but not in the way that IE will normally do this. 
> She saw an example of this on a related organization's intranet, and 
> sent me a screenshot:
> <http://sarah.designshift.com/test/20041110-doc-plugin-screenshot.gif>
> If you're not inclined to look at the screenshot, the document (in this 
> case a PDF) is open in a small plugin-type window within the browser 
> window.

Looks to me like this site is using frames and any links to Word or PDFs 
are set to open up in that little frame, by setting the target frame for 
that link. Make sense?


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