Opening PDF file in new tab angular 4?

I tried opening a PDF file using the, but the window opens and closes automatically and the file is downloaded like any other file. How to make the pdf file open in new tab? There are no ad blockers installed.


From @barbsan idea, I changed the http headers and received a blob and used that to display the blob as pdf using It worked.

Here is my sample code.

In service file

downloadPDF(url): any {
    const options = { responseType: ResponseContentType.Blob  };
    return this.http.get(url, options).map(
    (res) => {
        return new Blob([res.blob()], { type: 'application/pdf' });

In component file

this.dataService.downloadPDF(url).subscribe(res => {
  const fileURL = URL.createObjectURL(res);, '_blank');

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *