WebViewer Version: 8.1.0
Do you have an issue with a specific file(s)? No
Can you reproduce using one of our samples or online demos? No
Are you using the WebViewer server? No
Does the issue only happen on certain browsers? No
Is your issue related to a front-end framework? Yes
Is your issue related to annotations? Yes
Please give a brief summary of your issue:
Debugging WebViewer-UI from Angular application
Please describe your issue and provide steps to reproduce it:
I embedded WebViewer into my Angular application with customized UI, I need to see how WebViewer-UI is seeing/interacting with my custom data which is not saved into the PDF.
However, the WebViewer-UI package is not debuggable, setting path/uiPath to development WebViewer-UI src doesn’t have(which will not load WebViewer), setting webviewerServerUrl to localhost address of WebViewer-UI doesn’t load PDF because that is indeed not a server.
Is there a way to debug WebViewer-UI from my application in real-time to save re-build time and be easier for debugging?
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I am not sure what you have customized and what you are looking for. You should be able to run your project locally to debug and test the code you have implemented. I am not sure which parts of the WebViewer UI you are interacting with and what data you are working with so I think this would be difficult to answer as it seems specific to your setup. Could you please provide more specific details on what you are doing and looking to do? What component from the UI were you looking to get more information from?
You could try to run the UI with WebViewer Core as described in the README on the public UI repo: GitHub - PDFTron/webviewer-ui: WebViewer UI built in React. That should allow you to run the UI and test it before building ng it for your app project. Once built, the contents of the new build folder should replace the contents under lib/ui.