How do I pdf in html



    1. Make sure your browser isn't showing the whole page at once. (which should be pretty damn easy because the page is HUGE)
    2. Place your mouse over the document on the right.
    3. Rotate the scroll wheel on your mouse.
    WTF? Telligent, you're a company that makes webapps. Why the fuck are you incapable of making a simple static HTML page without needing to use fake scrollbars, fake mouse cursors, and a flash PDF viewer?


  • Shit like that is all over my company. Somebody discovers something they think is new and cool and they start shoving it in everywhere. "Oh, we can do a overlay that takes over the screen and autoplays video? I'm totally going to use that on a completely unrelated page that doesn't need a video, because I'm such a master developer!" Our graphic designer has pretty much given up hope.



  • This removes the ability of the user to print or save the PDF. I think that's kind of a stupid thing to do, but maybe somewhere, somehow, someone found a valid use for it.



  • @gramie said:

    This removes the ability of the user to print or save the PDF. I think that's kind of a stupid thing to do, but maybe somewhere, somehow, someone found a valid use for it.

    Click the gigantic DOWNLOAD button that looks like one of those ads that downloads viruses to the computers of unsuspecting grandmas.



  • @Ben L. said:

    @gramie said:
    This removes the ability of the user to print or save the PDF. I think that's kind of a stupid thing to do, but maybe somewhere, somehow, someone found a valid use for it.

    Click the gigantic DOWNLOAD button that looks like one of those ads that downloads viruses to the computers of unsuspecting grandmas gramies.

    FTFY



  • @Ben L. said:

    Telligent, you're a company that makes webapps.

    Considering that one of said webapps is Community Server...



  • @MiffTheFox said:

    @Ben L. said:
    Telligent, you're a company that makes webapps.

    Considering that one of said webapps is Community Server...

    point



  • In- is a negating prefix. The common word they use for their company name normally has 'in' at the start, but they removed it implying that they are the opposite. They actually branded themselves as StupidCo. What the hell do you expect of a company that oblivious?



  • Maybe the word "telligent" is a new antonym of the word intelligent.

    Anyway I think it's clear what's happened.

    1. marketing want to release a newsletter
    2. marketing break into a cold sweat if you stick an angle bracket or CSS in front of them (I don't blame them though)
    3. marketing can use Word, and they can use save-as-PDF
    4. website manager shrugs and installs a flash PDF-viewer


  • @Quango said:

    Maybe the word "telligent" is a new antonym of the word intelligent. Anyway I think it's clear what's happened. 1) marketing want to release a newsletter 2) marketing break into a cold sweat if you stick an angle bracket or CSS in front of them (I don't blame them though) 3) marketing can use Word, and they can use save-as-PDF 4) website manager shrugs and installs a flash PDF-viewer

    Why didn't they use an iframe, or even link directly to the PDF?



  • @Ben L. said:

    http://telligent.com/resources/m/collateral/1353579.aspx

    1. Make sure your browser isn't showing the whole page at once. (which should be pretty damn easy because the page is HUGE)
    2. Place your mouse over the document on the right.
    3. Rotate the scroll wheel on your mouse.
    WTF? Telligent, you're a company that makes webapps. Why the fuck are you incapable of making a simple static HTML page without needing to use fake scrollbars, fake mouse cursors, and a flash PDF viewer?

    Hey when I right-click in the PDF window and move the mouse away from that area without closing the context menu the pointer disappear unless I click or bring it back in the viewport. Feels like the mouse is going under the web page, very peculiar.



  •  it's just that the z-index is cursor + 1



  • @MiffTheFox said:

    Considering that one of said webapps is Community Server...
    I don't think Community Server, as we know it, has existed for quite some time. They were taken over by Telligent in 2009.  I wonder if "Telligent Community" is a new program or just a new version of the old shitty Community Server.  Considering that the "Express" version of Telligent Community costs $2100 per month I would like to think that it is significantly better than the old Community Server, but we all know that isn't necessarily the case.



  • @El_Heffe said:

    @MiffTheFox said:

    Considering that one of said webapps is Community Server...
    I don't think Community Server, as we know it, has existed for quite some time. They were taken over by Telligent in 2009.  I wonder if "Telligent Community" is a new program or just a new version of the old shitty Community Server.  Considering that the "Express" version of Telligent Community costs $2100 per month I would like to think that it is significantly better than the old Community Server, but we all know that isn't necessarily the case.

    So I clicked on the COMMUNITY SERVER link in the footer of this page. Here's how it went down:


    The page loaded wider than my browser. My browser is set up at this resolution so it's the same size as an 80x25 console window and everything fits nicely on a grid. Oh well, let's just scroll to the right to see the rest of that word. For all we know, it could be 30 SECOLON CANCER that they're advertising.


    WELL I GUESS WE'LL NEVER KNOW

    I click on the giant button. Hopefully they're going to explain what the fuck Telligent's product is.


    WELL I GUESS WE'LL NEVER KNOW

    Not a single mention of "forum" anywhere on there.



  • @Ben L. said:

    My browser is set up at this resolution so it's the same size as an 80x25 console window

    HAHAHAHAHA

    Oh... you were serious...

    Let me laugh even louder: HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA



  • @Ben L. said:

    So I clicked on the COMMUNITY SERVER link in the footer of this page. Here's how it went down:


    WELL I GUESS WE'LL NEVER KNOW

    Not a single mention of "forum" anywhere on there.

     

    Member Social Network.  You'd also need IIS to deploy it.

     



  • @blakeyrat said:

    @Ben L. said:
    My browser is set up at this resolution so it's the same size as an 80x25 console window and everything fits nicely on a grid.

    HAHAHAHAHA

    Oh... you were serious...

    Let me laugh even louder: HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA

    This is the first (and probably last) time I'll ever agree with Blakey Q. Rant on something.  BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.  Even a friend of mine who can't hold a racing form the right way up has figured out that what you want is called a tiling window manager, goofus.

     



  • @blakeyrat said:

    @Ben L. said:
    My browser is set up at this resolution so it's the same size as an 80x25 console window

    HAHAHAHAHA

    Oh... you were serious...

    Let me laugh even louder: HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA

    What? I do a lot of work in consoles. It's nice when things line up neatly. It also fits TDWTF at a reasonable size.



  • @Ben L. said:

    @blakeyrat said:
    @Ben L. said:
    My browser is set up at this resolution so it's the same size as an 80x25 console window

    HAHAHAHAHA

    Oh... you were serious...

    Let me laugh even louder: HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA

    What? I do a lot of work in consoles.

     

    Hold down the ALT key to the left of your keyboard.  Tap the TAB key that's next to the letter Q on your keyboard.  See how that works?  Nifty, huh?  Now you can have maximized windows without having to mouse down to the task bar, and then back up to your application.

     



  • @drurowin said:

    @Ben L. said:

    @blakeyrat said:
    @Ben L. said:
    My browser is set up at this resolution so it's the same size as an 80x25 console window

    HAHAHAHAHA

    Oh... you were serious...

    Let me laugh even louder: HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA

    What? I do a lot of work in consoles.

     

    Hold down the ALT key to the left of your keyboard.  Tap the TAB key that's next to the letter Q on your keyboard.  See how that works?  Nifty, huh?  Now you can have maximized windows without having to mouse down to the task bar, and then back up to your application.

     

    Wow, you've invented the ability to have only one process usable at a time! That's going to be so helpful when I want to chat on IRC while reading documentation in Chrome and profiling some code that I'm writing in vim.

    Window managers exist for a reason: to manage windows. If you keep everything fullscreen, you're using the window manager incorrectly.



  • @Ben L. said:

    @drurowin said:

    @Ben L. said:

    @blakeyrat said:
    @Ben L. said:
    My browser is set up at this resolution so it's the same size as an 80x25 console window

    HAHAHAHAHA

    Oh... you were serious...

    Let me laugh even louder: HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA

    What? I do a lot of work in consoles.

     

    Hold down the ALT key to the left of your keyboard.  Tap the TAB key that's next to the letter Q on your keyboard.  See how that works?  Nifty, huh?  Now you can have maximized windows without having to mouse down to the task bar, and then back up to your application.

     

    Wow, you've invented the ability to have only one process usable at a time! That's going to be so helpful when I want to chat on IRC while reading documentation in Chrome and profiling some code that I'm writing in vim.

    Window managers exist for a reason: to manage windows. If you keep everything fullscreen, you're using the window manager incorrectly.

    What you want is called a TILING window manager.  Also, what IRC?  Undernet?

     Edit: I just thought of a solution to your problem that lets you maximize windows AND do those things: Multiple monitors.



  • @Ben L. said:

    What? I do a lot of work in consoles.

    And that has... what relevance, exactly, to making your browser window the same size as a console window?

    There's a whole lot of missing thought-links inbetween "I work a lot in consoles" and "therefore, making my browser window the same size as a 40x25 character console makes perfect sense." A WHOLE lot of missing links.



  • @blakeyrat said:

    @Ben L. said:
    What? I do a lot of work in consoles.

    And that has... what relevance, exactly, to making your browser window the same size as a console window?

    There's a whole lot of missing thought-links inbetween "I work a lot in consoles" and "therefore, making my browser window the same size as a 40x25 character console makes perfect sense." A WHOLE lot of missing links.

    There's the javascript console...



  • @Ronald said:

    There's the javascript console...

    Which of course opens in the browser window by default, thereby taking up a lot of space if you like tiny leetle windows.

     

    Drurowin has things right for once, tiling window managers are really the most efficient kind. That way you don't have to play around with overlapping when you need to do two things at once, you can always gain the most space, and you can easily put things in the order you want without having to tweak sizes bit-by-bit.

    I use tiling window managers in the rare occasion I'm using an OS that supports them. For someone like Ben L. or Drurowin who uses Fedora/Solaris as their main OS, it's the way to go.



  • Is the default size supposed to be -3%?



  • @El_Heffe said:

    Considering that the "Express" version of Telligent Community costs $2100 per month I would like to think that it is significantly better than the old Community Server, but we all know that isn't necessarily the case.
    Don't MSDN's blogs use Telligent? We all know how well that works (hint: don't forget to Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C before submitting a comment).


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