Open pdfs in Office 2013 Web Apps

Great to see that Office web apps 2013 support opening pdfs: http://blogs.office.com/b/officewebapps/archive/2013/07/03/pdfs-in-the-word-web-app.aspx

Pdfs have always been a special case to deal with in SharePoint, setting their custom icon for display in libraries and indexing them for search etc. It’s good to see Microsoft acknowledging them and now allowing you to open them up in in the Word Web app.

Here is a good technical article on configuring it on-premise (Office 365 should have it all pre-configured for you):

http://melcher.it/2013/05/install-office-web-apps-2013-for-sharepoint-2013-with-pdf-preview/

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