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vinay uppala

Joined: Apr 29, 2008
Posts: 2

in my jsp I kept page content type as "application/pdf"

but inside the jsp I have used response.setContentType("images/pdf");

does this cause any problem??

I am able to get image in some browsers and not getting image in some browsers but I am unable to find what are the settings to be used so that the image has to be displayed.
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Why are you setting a contentType from within a JSP?
Are you streaming PDFs from them?

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vinay uppala

Joined: Apr 29, 2008
Posts: 2
sorry that is not "images/pdf" it "is images/jpeg"
William Brogden
Author and all-around good cowpoke

Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13037
If you are really trying to return a content type of ANYTHING except html or text from a JSP you are in for lots of trouble.

Binary content such as images and pdf are best handled from a servlet.

I agree. Here's the link:
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