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Downloading the jsp as .csv file.

Kaustubh Patil
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Joined: Aug 13, 2001
Posts: 164
I have a requirement in my application that the data displayed on the jsp should be downloaded as .xls and .csv file.
As far as .xls is concerned i can do it by setting the content type. But i have no clue about how to download it to .csv file.
any ideas ?

Kaustubh. Mumbai, India.
Chris Reeves
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Joined: Apr 03, 2002
Posts: 95
CSV stands for comma separated values.
So, you can set your content type to text/plain.
Joe Pardi
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Joined: Oct 03, 2001
Posts: 47
Anothe rcommon way to do CSV is to set the page's content type to "application/csv".
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