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Lefty
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opening attachments in native app or browser without downloading

Hi,

 

I've seen many posts on here detailing different work arounds for when a user clicks on an attachment in a canvas app. Based on some troubleshooting, the behavior it seems is set at browser, when I use Firefox, and click on an attachment I get a box appear giving me the option to open or save

In Edge when I click the attachment it has downloaded it and gives me the option to open the file from my downloaded files.

 

Has anyone experienced this? What is the best solution to ensure the user does not need to download the file, and point it to the native app to open, if that's even possible, I think you can point a file to open in the browser without downloading but not to the native app without downloading?

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WarrenBelz
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Hi @Lefty ,

I have a blog on the process required.

 

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WarrenBelz
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Hi @Lefty ,

Just checking if you got the result you were looking for on this thread. Happy to help further if not.

Please click Accept as solution if my post helped you solve your issue. This will help others find it more readily. It also closes the item. If the content was useful in other ways, please consider giving it Thumbs Up.

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