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Manage PDFs

See how to manage PDFs in an Apex Designer app

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Written by David Knapp
Updated a year ago
Less than a minute read

This video shows you how to manage binary data (PDF files in this case) in an Apex Designer app:


Here is the upload behavior code snippet:

const file = this.fileUploadInput.nativeElement.files[0];
debug('file', file);

let reader: FileReader = new FileReader();

reader.onload = async () => {
	debug('reader.result', reader.result);

	const base64 = ('' + reader.result).substr(('data:' + file.type + ';base64,').length);
	debug('base64', base64);

	await this.pdfDocuments.add({
		fileName: file.name,
		size: file.size,
		base64Content: base64

	this.fileUploadInput.value = null;

	await this.pdfDocuments.read();


This video shows you how to view PDFs in an Apex Designer app:


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