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how to save an image

Dinuka Arsakularatne
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Joined: Aug 12, 2006
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hi everyone,

one small problem. can any one tell me how to save an image uploaded by a client in the server. say that the client clicks on a browse button and selects a file on his/her hard drive. how do we get that file and save it on the server?

thank you in advance

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Deepak Bala

Joined: Feb 24, 2006
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request.getInputstream() or request.getReader() and read the body contents. Then save them.

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Satish SN
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Joined: Apr 19, 2005
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You can read the image from a web application using third party api provided by orielly
If you are using struts then it provides using which
you can read images/files in web application Google it for code using the above approaches.

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Dinuka Arsakularatne
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ok, i know how to get the body content. but how do you save that file on your server. could some one provide a small piece of code or even a algo of how to save that file it would be really appreciated.

thank you
Kishore Balla
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Joined: Jun 08, 2005
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