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View PDF file through app

Hai all,


Can we View a Pdf file in Powerapps which is attached in an excel datasource? If yes, how?



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Re: View PDF file through app

HI @PremSagar 


Powerapps has the functionality of PDF Viewer but it is in experiment mode currently which only supports pdf from a https locations.
You can configure the files linked in the Sharepoint Documents through their https link, they can be viewed in a different browser window.
Limitations as per the documentation:

1) The security architecture of PowerApps requires the PDF Viewer to support only HTTPS links, not HTTP.
2) The Document property must link directly to the PDF file. Server redirects or HTML views of the document aren't supported.
3) The server that hosts the document must not require authentication.
4) You may not be able to view a PDF document in your app if the document resides on a server that has restrictive cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) settings. To resolve this issue, the server that hosts PDF documents must permit cross-origin requests from

For more reference please refer to below mentioned document:
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