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<h1>Output</h1>
<code><b>string</b> Output([<b>string</b> name, <b>string</b> dest])</code>
<h2>Description</h2>
Send the document to a given destination: browser, file or string. In the case of browser, the
plug-in may be used (if present) or a download ("Save as" dialog box) may be forced.
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The method first calls Close() if necessary to terminate the document.
<h2>Parameters</h2>
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<dt><code>name</code></dt>
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The name of the file. If not specified, the document will be sent to the browser
(destination <code>I</code>) with the name <code>doc.pdf</code>.
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<dt><code>dest</code></dt>
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Destination where to send the document. It can take one of the following values:
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<li><code>I</code>: send the file inline to the browser. The plug-in is used if available.
The name given by <code>name</code> is used when one selects the "Save as" option on the
link generating the PDF.</li>
<li><code>D</code>: send to the browser and force a file download with the name given by
<code>name</code>.</li>
<li><code>F</code>: save to a local file with the name given by <code>name</code> (may include a path).</li>
<li><code>S</code>: return the document as a string. <code>name</code> is ignored.</li>
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<h2>See also</h2>
<a href="close.htm">Close()</a>.
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