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Download function

I have a PDF document saved in a SP library. On PowerApps I am able to use the download function but it opens as a new page. Is there a way the PDF document could be downloaded to the user's computer instead of showing it online.

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Re: Download function

Hi @alex3 ,

 

Do you want to use download function to download the PDF in your sp library?

You can try the following workaround,I test as next:

DataSource:

20190314downloadtoPC.PNG

 

App Test:

Add one buuton, and Button1.OnSelect:Download(Gallery2.Selected.'Link to item')

20190314downloadtoPC2.PNG

 

Result Test:

20190314downloadtoPCgif1.gif

20190314result.PNG

 

Hope this could be helpful.

 

Best Regards.

Yumia

 

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Re: Download function

@v-yuxima-msft  Are you using the link from the item in Sharepoint? For some reason mine is not dowloading as you showed, instead, it is opening in a new webpage tab.


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Re: Download function

Hi @alex3 ,

 

I  upload the PDF into library to test from my other folders in my PC.

20190315pdfuploadtolibrary.PNG

Do you mean when you click the download button, there is message shows as next screenshot and it open automatically?

20190315download.PNG 

 

Best Regards.

Yumia

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Re: Download function

Hi @alex3 ,

 

Do you solve the issue?

Is download works ok now?

 

Best Regards.

Yumia

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Re: Download function

@v-yuxima-msft 

I have my file saved also as a PDF in the library, but when I set up the button it opens the pdf in a new tab of he webpage and from there I can download it. It does not give me the option to download it as you show in your image 😞

 

Any idea why its happening?

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