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Call servlet in a href tag

Deepak Chawla
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Joined: Nov 19, 2003
Posts: 50
I have this code writtn in JSp, it list me all the files and i want that when i click on these files, it should invoke a servlet which displays the contents of files, the name f the servlet is viewAttachment, i don't how to invoke servet inside a href tag. plz help
int filesdisplay = filenames.length;
for(int i =0;i<filesdisplay;i++)
out.write( "<a href='docs/" + filenames[i] + "'>" + filenames[i] + "</a>" );


Sri Basavanahally
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Joined: Oct 07, 2003
Posts: 75
IS Docs your application context or root ? If so, you can say "Docs/servlet/viewAttachment" in your A HREF.

Tim Baker
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Joined: Oct 04, 2003
Posts: 541
if docs is the context i think you want something like
out.write( "<a href='docs/servlet/viewAttachment?file=" + filenames[i] + "'>" + filenames[i] + "</a>" );

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