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Registered: ‎01-02-2013
My Device: BB10 Dev Alpha B
My Carrier: N/A

BB10 PDF Support



I have seen numerous "press releases" showing Adobe PDF support in upcoming BB10.


However, it seems that the devices/OS does not support PDF. This is both in Simulator running, and our actual Dev Alpha B device running


It seems that the device does actually recognise the file type, showing the correct icon, but attempting to open it with File Viewer does nothing.


Is there any sort of PDF reader support, be it native, or via webworks?


Thanks in advance


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Posts: 6,473
Registered: ‎12-08-2010
My Device: PlayBook, Z10
My Carrier: none

Re: BB10 PDF Support

There will be an Adobe Reader that you can invoke, but it's not present on the devices or simulator. We won't see it until launch, so you'll have a hard time testing an app that depends on it. Not impossible, but awkward...

Peter Hansen -- (BB10 and dev-related blog posts at http://peterhansen.ca.)
Author of White Noise and Battery Guru for BB10 and for PlayBook | Get more from your battery!