PDF.HTM Document

  dfb70uk 22:20 13 Dec 2007
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I downloaded a pdf.htm document sometime ago but what is displayed is all the code.Can this be deciphered by some means?
Regards
David

  Technotiger 22:31 13 Dec 2007

Try reading it with click here

  dfb70uk 11:25 14 Dec 2007

Thanks Technotiger but that means spending money or signing for offers so that is out. Anybody got free ideas?

  MAJ 11:42 14 Dec 2007

PDF and HTM are two different file types, dfb70uk. Are you saying that you have a PDF file...... or a HTML file called "PDF"?

  interzone55 11:50 14 Dec 2007

I would think that you have downloaded the link to a pdf file instead of the actual pdf file.

I find this happens when a website automatically generates PDF files, such as invoices. The button to open the pdf actually opens a new webpage that contains the PDF, so if you rightclick the button and select "save target as..." all you will get is the webpage, not the pdf.

  dfb70uk 16:08 14 Dec 2007

Thanks Alan,
You have it right i am sureit is from a website. Unfortunately i am having difficulty finding it to download again1.
Thanks everybody.

  Technotiger 17:13 14 Dec 2007

Free PDF reader ... click here

  interzone55 17:45 15 Dec 2007

Does the content of the html file not give you a clue where it came from.

Try opening it in notepad and search for a tag called <A HREF"...

This may contain the address of the PDF file

  dfb70uk 12:33 17 Dec 2007

I downloaded it again and it was fine sorry to waste everybody's time.

  Sea Urchin 13:12 17 Dec 2007

Throwing ideas about on the forum is never a waste of time - it may well help somebody else in passing

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