Open PDF Document in Edge Browser in SharePoint 2016 without downloading or open dialog panel

Mo 0 Reputation points
2024-03-27T10:43:29.9533333+00:00

Hello

We would like to open PDF Documents directly in the microsoft edge browser. Our default apps for opening pdf is the edge browser. We don't have any Acobe acrobat installation anymore on the windows 11 client.

The configuration on sharepoint 2016 in the C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server Extensions\16\TEMPLATE\XML\DOCICON.xml file contains the following configuration.

<Mapping Key="pdf" Value="icpdf.png" OpenControl="AdobeAcrobat.OpenDocuments" EditText="Adobe Acrobat or Reader X" />

Question:

  • What is the value in the OpenControl or OpenApp to switch this behaviour to Microsoft Edge.

Thanks for an answer

Mo

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