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Saving a file on the client's machine
Joined: Mar 07, 2007
Mar 15, 2007 03:15:00
How to Save a file at the client place using
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[ March 15, 2007: Message edited by: Ben Souther ]
Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Mar 15, 2007 03:25:00
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Mar 15, 2007 07:57:00
In short, you can't.
Browsers, for security reasons, don't allow this.
What you can do, is set the Content-Type and Content-Disposition headers in such a way that the browser will prompt the user with a "Save As" dialog box.
See our JspAndExcel entry in the JSP FAQ page for an example that does this.
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