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Saving a PDF automatically

 
Benita Perkins
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I am trying to save a pdf file to my server.
When I use "res.setContentType(application/pdf);" it opens the "Save As" window for the user to save the file to their machine where I need it to go to the server....
 
Steve Luke
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You shouldn't be using the response to save the file if you want the file saved to the server. The response is used to send data to the client.

So since you want to save the file on the server use a FileOutputStream to the destination and save the contents to it rather than the response.
 
Benita Perkins
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so, I shouldn't be setting the MIME at all then?

I have to edit someone else's code and they were a lot more advanced than I am. This is the code.....


Could you take a look and let me know if the MIME should be set?
 
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