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Pressing the "Open" button when selecting files other than a Dir, .txt, or image will open a blank window - FileUltamate
Problem reported by Alistair Higson - November 7, 2014 at 3:09 PM
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Pressing the "Open" button when selecting files other than a Dir, .txt, or image will open a blank popup window.  .txt files correctly open in this window as do images.

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Cem Alacayir Replied
November 11, 2014 at 3:26 PM
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It's dependant on the browser. If a file type can be opened with the browser, it will be displayed. If not, then you will be prompted with "Open/Save File" dialog.
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Joan Oliver Replied
June 4, 2015 at 9:33 AM
Dear Sirs,
 
I run your software on an IIS under W2012R2 Server. The development is made using Visual Studio 2013.
When I test the page, I can see the file content right using IE11, however, when I see the page already in production the popup window opens but no content is shown, only a small black square in the left upper corner. The same behaviour that posted the user who opened this post. With Chrome everything runs ok but, unfortunately, the IE11 is a requirement. Can you help me?
 
Thanks in advance,
 
Joan
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Cem Alacayir Replied
June 26, 2015 at 10:50 AM
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FYI, the blank window will be automatically closed with v4.6.6 released today:
 
  • Improved: When opening a file (not previewing), if the browser did not recognize this file type (ie. it has no default viewer for it), it would show open/save file dialog as expected. However as a side-effect, a blank window was being left open. This window is normally used by browser to display supported file types inline/embedded. However there was no reliable way to detect if the browser actually displayed the file via its plugins or showed open/save dialog, thus we were leaving the window open. Finally we developed a workaround to detect this in a cross-browser way. From now on, if the window is blank, it will be closed automatically.

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