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Pdf view as a load in iframe using custom visual

Hello Support,

 

I need your help to show pdf using custom visual. actually, pdf is upload in other server but I loaded it in the iframe using custom visual. so I already try to create the iframe with add src as URL but show pdf frame and data not loaded in the pdf.

 

Please help me.

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pdf view by custom visual use iframe to load pdf

Hello Support,

 

I need your help to show pdf using custom visual. actually, pdf is upload in other server but I loaded it in the iframe using custom visual. so I already try to create the iframe with add src as URL but show pdf frame and data not loaded in the pdf.

 

Please help me.

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Re: Pdf view as a load in iframe using custom visual

Please use PDF JS plugin as iframe does not support pdf

 

Ignat Vilesov,

Software Engineer

 

Microsoft Power BI Custom Visuals

pbicvsupport@microsoft.com

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Re: Pdf view as a load in iframe using custom visual


@lkbansal1993 wrote:

Hello Support,

 

I need your help to show pdf using custom visual. actually, pdf is upload in other server but I loaded it in the iframe using custom visual. so I already try to create the iframe with add src as URL but show pdf frame and data not loaded in the pdf.

 

Please help me.


 

Did you ever get it to work?
To show a PDF in Power BI? If so can you help me out :)?

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Re: Pdf view as a load in iframe using custom visual

@Shamatix What issues have you faced with using PDF.JS?

 

Ignat Vilesov,

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Microsoft Power BI Custom Visuals

pbicvsupport@microsoft.com

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@v-viig wrote:

@Shamatix What issues have you faced with using PDF.JS?

 

Ignat Vilesov,

Software Engineer

 

Microsoft Power BI Custom Visuals

pbicvsupport@microsoft.com


 

Hey there v-viig, 

I am not familiar with PDF.JS, cant seem  to find this plugin or whatever it is in the marketplace in Power BI, I simply want to be able to show PDF within a Power bi report.

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Re: Pdf view as a load in iframe using custom visual

Got you.

 

I suggest emailing Daniel Sallander <daniel.sallander@gmail.com> who developed some kind of PDF viewer for Power BI.

It was submitted to AppSource but current review status is unknown.

 

Please ask Daniel to share his custom visuals. Hopefully, he will ok with that.

 

Ignat Vilesov,

Software Engineer

 

Microsoft Power BI Custom Visuals

pbicvsupport@microsoft.com

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Re: Pdf view as a load in iframe using custom visual


@v-viig wrote:

Got you.

 

I suggest emailing Daniel Sallander <daniel.sallander@gmail.com> who developed some kind of PDF viewer for Power BI.

It was submitted to AppSource but current review status is unknown.

 

Please ask Daniel to share his custom visuals. Hopefully, he will ok with that.

 

Ignat Vilesov,

Software Engineer

 

Microsoft Power BI Custom Visuals

pbicvsupport@microsoft.com


 

Ah ok, didnt know that 🙂

Thanks a lot.

 

A little side question, do you know anything about connecting to a rest API through a blank query (Advanced editor)?

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Re: Pdf view as a load in iframe using custom visual

Sorry. I'm not an expert in consuming REST APIs from PBI.

I'd suggest asking in Desktop thread instead.

 

Ignat Vilesov,

Software Engineer

 

Microsoft Power BI Custom Visuals

pbicvsupport@microsoft.com

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