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Displaying a .doc file in MSWord, not in a browser

Anthony Castillon
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Joined: Nov 30, 2001
Posts: 18
I have a servlet that needs to redirect to an MS Word document (.doc). It displays as a web page. I want to display it in the user's machine by having it open up the user's Word application.
I also set the HttpResponse contentType to "application/msword" but it still does not work.
I'd really appreciate your ideas.
Thanks.
Anthony
Anthony Castillon
Greenhorn

Joined: Nov 30, 2001
Posts: 18
I already figured it out. I had to add "application/msword" MIME type to my server configuration in WSAD 5.0.
Thanks.
Anthony
 
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