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Re: downloading from a servlet

Adewale Adebusoye
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Joined: Sep 28, 2005
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i included the servlet response headers:

response.setHeader("Content-Type", "text/plain");
response.setHeader("Content-Disposition", "attachment; filename=file.txt"));

the only thing that its not downloading my attached file, rather, its set the filename to null, and its downloading the dynamic html generated by my servlet into a file.

So am i supposed to actually code for the download itself?

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Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Please keep your question in one thread.
It gets confusing if it's spread out in multiple threads.

The original is here:

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