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Show file size upon rendering (of PDF etc.)
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Description

As a user, when the book is generated and I'm provided a download link, I want to know how big the file is before clicking, so that I can make an informed decision on how to handle the URL based on my platform.

Especially on Windows and other dumb platforms, it's entirely unpredictable what will happen with a link to PDF od dozens or hundreds, for instance.
This may require some interaction with the writers (currently mostly [[mw:OCG]]).

Originally filed at:
*http://web.archive.org/web/20110600000000/http://code.pediapress.com/wiki/ticket/945

  • Show PDF size upon rendering
  • new – jojo – low – tweak – 6 months
  • Still current and very appropriate; not obvious whether the writers provide this info

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

Details

Reference
bz71830

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