How to display byte encoded pdf in html?

by raphael_tillman , in category: HTML & CSS , 6 months ago

How to display byte encoded pdf in html?

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by filiberto , 6 months ago

@raphael_tillman 

To display a byte-encoded PDF in HTML, you can use the following steps:

  1. Convert the byte-encoded PDF to base64 string: If you already have a byte array, you can use the btoa() JavaScript function to convert it to base64 encoding. For example: var base64Pdf = window.btoa(String.fromCharCode.apply(null, byteArray));
  2. Embed the base64 string in your HTML: Use the or


IMPORTANT NOTE: The above approach works for modern browsers, but it may not be compatible with some older browsers. Additionally, embedding large PDF files as base64 strings can significantly increase the webpage's size and may impact performance. Consider using alternative approaches for handling large PDFs, such as serving them from a URL or streaming them from a server.