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calling servlet from another servlet and reading response

coooolmagic Magic
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Hi All

I have a servlet (ImageServlet) with doGet method. This servlet returns a PNG image as response.

I have a situation where I need to call this ImageServlet from another servlet.

I want to read the response of ImageServlet in this servlet and put that image into an excel sheet which i am creating using POI API.

Pleashelp me as I am struggling to find the solution.

I am not getting it that how would I get hold of response as an image.
Bear Bibeault
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coooolmagic Magic wrote:I have a situation where I need to call this ImageServlet from another servlet.

This is indicative of a design issue. Rather than trying to call one servlet from another, factor the common code out into a utility class that both servlets can use.


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