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application/pdf and netscape incompatability problem

Mukesh Sehgal

Joined: Oct 10, 2003
Posts: 11
heh guys,
I am having a problem with netscape and here what it looks like:

Inside a JSP page, I have a javascript function which invokes a pdf file. Now if I am using IE it works fine but when I do the same thing using netscape it says: this file is of type "application/pdf", and netscape does not know how to handle this type of file. It invokes a blank page behind this message screen. I am trying to get rid of this blank page. I have seen the javascript code and it invokes this blank page as it has,'....)
let me know if somebody can help me with this.
Thanks a lot.
Mukesh Sehgal
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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Moved to HTML/Javascript.

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Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15385
The pdf will not open up directly in Netscape like it does in IE. Plus what version of Netscape are we talking here?

I agree. Here's the link:
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