| ||Forms are an essential part of many business or administration processes: Tax declarations, travel expense reports or an annual budget request. They offer a simple means of structuring data entered by an end user.|
More and more frequently nowadays, companies and governments are using the Internet to deploy web-based applications and services. Forms are published on the Internet, thus making them available for download to potential applicants.
An ASP.NET 2.0 sample implementation of The Imaging Source illustrates how to display a document in the browser, without any plug-ins, such as Acrobat Reader or an MS Word viewer. In this web-based application, TX Text Control .NET Server is used as the central document engine to create images from single pages of the document. These optimized images are displayed in the browser, thus enabling the end user to see a preview of the document.
Responsive interfaces with AJAX
The end user is able to open a specific document from a list of files. After opening a document, s/he can browse through all pages at varying zoom levels. Additionally, it is possible to search within the current page. The search results are highlighted in yellow throughout the document. The complete document can be downloaded as an Adobe PDF file, an MS Word, or RTF document.
This document viewer is another sample that illustrates the flexibility of TX Text Control .NET Server. It can be used as a core component in all kind of word processing processes. TX Text Control .NET Server can be used to create images from the document pages, to convert documents or to create complete forms server-side.
Find a out more about the AJAX Document Viewer here.