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How to download a text file

nisha Sham

Joined: Jun 12, 2002
Posts: 19
I want to download a text file in my local web server to the
given location in PC. Please help

Joe Ess

Joined: Oct 29, 2001
Posts: 9088

For security reasions, regular applets are forbidden from accessing the local file system so you will have to provide a digital signiture for your applet. Downloading the file is as easy as creating an instance of and saving the content using the IO streams (IO tutorial here).

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