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Upload memory data instead of file

Chris Wang
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Joined: Jan 13, 2004
Posts: 34

I have a third-part servlet which will deal with a jsp's upload control. In my jsp page I got a string data that the servlet needs. Can I simulate a file upload control in my jsp page to submit the string data to the servlet insteat of creating a real local file, which i have to browse it and delete it later?

Thanks in advance.
[ April 25, 2005: Message edited by: chris wang ]
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Are you saying you want the browser to trick the server into thinking it's sending a file when it's just sending a string from memory?
I doubt you'll find a way to do that.

The Javascript XMLHttpRequest object does allow you to set request headers.
You might want to play around with that to see if you can spoof a multipart form request. Could be fun to try.

The folks in the HTML/Javascript forum might be able to give you more information on it.

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