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Old 02-17-2015, 05:30 AM
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Default Attachment Viewer Error

HL7 message with embedded pdf has encoded pdf replaced by attachment ID and is output to a message that imports into the application with a viewable pdf.

Channel is set up to store attachments. Attachment Mime Type is application/PDF.

But in the Dashboard, on the Attachments Tab, when the attachment reference is double clicked, the SwingLabs PDF Viewer opens an a popup error states: C:\Users...\AppData\Local\Temp...pdf doesn't appear to be a PDF file. : Expected 'xref' at start of table

The file that is pointed to in the file path is a pdf and opens fine an Adobe Reader.

Two questions:
1. With 'Store Attachments' checked wouldn't the attachment be stored in the postgreSQL database rather than in a temp folder?

2. What does the error indicate?
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Old 02-17-2015, 06:54 AM
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Yes, it's stored in the database. However when you view it in the message browser, it's cached in a temp folder temporarily.

It could be that your PDF is perfectly valid, but for whatever reason the viewer isn't able to read it. Try writing that attachment out to a file with a File Writer (binary mode) and see if it's still readable by Adobe Reader. Though if you went directly to the temp file, sounds like it would be.
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