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    If use PD4ML custom tags in JSP and test in IE with Google Toolbar enabled, when try to open the PDF file in a new tab, Google toolbar will block the page and crush.

    Does anyone met this situation, and if yes how can I solve it?


    1. Do you use IE8?
    2. Do you load the PDF by HTTP or HTTPS?


    Yes I use IE8 , but it seems that same thing happens in IE7 too.
    I load the PDF by HTTP.

    As a temporary solution, I open the PDF in an instance of Acrobat reader, not in browser (inline=”false” …>), but i don’t know if my client will be pleased with this.


    I would do the following:

    1. Test if your instance of IE+Google toolbar can open other PDFs from the Web.

    2. Save a generated PDF and open it in a text editor. Does it start with %PDF- ? Are there any spaces or new line characters before the prefix?

    3. Try to define the following HTTP headers in the JSP:
    X-Download-Options: noopen
    X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff

    Here is some more headers to play with:

    In order to switch the default HTTP headers of PD4ML taglib off, you would need to instal v360fx1b1 and define http=”noheader” attribute to


    Please try to open the link from your site ( from “4. Web scenario: Using PD4ML custom tags in JSP.” –> “Click here to see the resulting PDF. (Tomcat 4.1.30 WinXP) ” in IE with Google toolbar installed. This is the scenario.


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