[pmwiki-users] pdf/jpg/gif rendering

Vinod Gupta vinod at princeton.edu
Sun Aug 18 08:44:19 CDT 2013

On 2013-08-18 3:22 AM, Eric Forgeot wrote:
> On 18/08/2013 08:31, Vinod Gupta wrote:
>> Actually, I inherited two very similar pmwiki sites, one is working 
>> fine, other is not. What could be config setting that affects rendering?
>> I have commented $EnableDiag=1; Where should find diag info now?
> PDF are not supposed to be rendered in a browser. Since you have 
> problem with them, I think it's a mime-type problem when you download 
> them, the server will for example serve them as plain text and you'll 
> get the code of the pdf instead of opening them with your desktop 
> application. Is it the same for JPG files? Do they display well when 
> they are included in the pages, but display code when you try to 
> download them?
> Look at this if it's the case:
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Properly_Configuring_Server_MIME_Types 

I meant site1 is invoking Acroreader to interpret PDF and site2 is 
displaying PDF code. Same thing happening for jpg. gif etc. I think 
pmwiki is not sending MIME type correctly for site2.

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