Now in Google search results: Formatted PDFs

Google announced that its search results now feature an option allowing users to view formatted PDFs from within their browser.
Although Google’s search results have long featured a “View as HTML” option for documents using the Portable Document Format standard, the company in a blog post said that “option loses some of the formatting from the original PDF, such as graphics, tables, fonts, and other elements.”
To solve the issue, a new “Quick View” option has been added to some PDFs in search results. When a user clicks on the link, the full PDF file is displayed in the browser with all its formatting intact. The viewer is based on the same service built into Gmail and Google Docs.

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