PDFs not rendering

I have uploaded some pdf files to my repository. The pdfs were rendering on the day I uploaded. I was able to see them on the next day too. Today I am checking and I see the pdfs are not rendering. Is there any changes or updates on Github side?

Hi @chaitanyasugathan :wave:

Welcome to the community! Do you have a link to a public repository where this is happening?
Do you get any errors when attempting to view the file on GitHub.com ?

Hi Ernest,

Looks like the issue is resolved. I can see the pdfs rendering today.

Fyi, I had tried from multiple devices and browsers before I raised the help request. Now I can see that I am able to see the pdfs on all of them.

Best regards
Chaitanya

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Thanks for the update. Please let us know if this happens again.

(Some) PDFs have stopped rendering correctly on Github since approx 30 June 2021 - they are now displayed as a large white box.

Can you provide a link to a public repository where you are seeing this happening?

GIA/dev at master · baxterai/GIA · GitHub (various PDFs are affected by the issue).

  • The error is non-deterministic (it does not occur on all PDFs, and it does not necessarily occur every time a PDF is displayed by GitHub. Some PDFs appear to be more susceptible to the error than others).
  • The error can sometimes be corrected by refreshing the webpage (it may be related to a race condition bug).
  • The error occurs on both Ubuntu 20.04 (latest version) and Microsoft Windows 10 (latest version).
  • The error occurs on Mozilla Firefox (latest version; 90.0 64 bit), but not Google Chrome (latest version; 92.0 64-bit).
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