I want to store a PDF in my Filemaker 17 File so that i can then open the PDF in my file to view. How do i accomplish this?
Insert the PDF into a container field.
If you use an "optimized for interactive content" container and use Insert PDF to insert the PDF, you can view the PDF right in the container.
Alternatively, you can use Export Field contents to export a copy of the PDF and open it in either Preview (mac OS) or the OS specified default application for opening PDFs. (Whatever app would open a PDF if you just doubleclicked the file directly on your desk top.) With this second option, you can use insert file and the container field need not be interactive.
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