Support #9587


possible request for the "PDF Poster" plugin

Added by Marilyn Weber over 4 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

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Rafay from the Digital scholarship services at City College would like to request the "PDF Poster" plugin. However, he would need to alter the code to allow us to link specific pages in the PDF, and waould first like to know if we allow the users to edit a plugin's code.

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Updated by Boone Gorges over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Reporter Feedback

No, we generally do not allow this. It makes it impossible for us to update the plugin in the future.

If this is a general improvement for the plugin, I recommend that the user reach out to the plugin author to try to integrate it into the publicly available code.

If it's a customization specific to the user's needs, I'd recommend passing along the plugin and the modification to me so that I can see whether there's a way to accomplish it without modifying the plugin code.

Actions #2

Updated by Raymond Hoh over 4 years ago

I would recommend using the Embed Any Document plugin that we recently added to the Commons.

Documentation available here:

If Rafay needs to embed a certain page in the PDF, I would suggest splitting the PDF up into separate PDFs and embedding them that way.

Actions #3

Updated by Boone Gorges over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Reporter Feedback to Rejected

I'm going to close this one on the basis of Ray's comment as well as mine. If the user would like to follow up, I'm happy to reopen.


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