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Opening content in a new window.

 
Karl Beowulph
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Howdy.

In my current project, I generate a pdf (using iText) within my Action class and display it to the user.

What do I have to change so that the pdf is opened in a new window instead of the current one that the user is viewing?

Can I send a command to the clients browser to open a new window first? If so, how would I specify to use the new window instead of the original?
 
Marc Peabody
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You can set the header's Content-disposition to attachment.

If you'd rather keep it inline, then you'll probably have to do something with target="_blank" and refresh the new page to hit the Action that generates the pdf and display it there.
 
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