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New Window from a Servlet

Rohit Shinde
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Joined: Dec 01, 2010
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Hello All,

How can I make a servlet open a new browser window (or a pop-up window) at the client end with an html form in it?

Thanks a lot in advance,
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I have posted this doubt on multiple forums !!
Bear Bibeault
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You can't.

The opening of the new window must happen on the client and the request made to the new window. This can be done with window.open(), or with a target attribute on a link or form.


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Kevin Workman
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Crossposted: http://www.java-forums.org/java-servlet/35525-new-window-servlet.html and http://www.javaprogrammingforums.com/java-servlet/6281-new-window-servlet.html
Bear Bibeault
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Please let us know when you've cross-posted to other sites. Thanks.
Rohit Shinde
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I certainly will Sir..... I am new to these forums and am not familiar with the etiquette's.. I am extremely sorry.

But I would like Thank you so much for your help & advice.

Best Regards !!
Ravi Kiran Va
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Hi

What you have to do is , from your servlet , you need get access to PrintWriter ,

PrintWriter out = response.getWriter();

Now you should explicitly construct an HTML Page this way :


and depending upon your requirement call this function , which will open this new page for you if exists

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