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file name issue

gendhe ranjith kumar

Joined: Mar 28, 2011
Posts: 20
i have one requirement

read the content from database and store it into excel file save it as like "Summary balance sheet".

i am using the following code

response.setContentType("application/; charset=UTF-8");
response.addHeader("content-disposition", "inline; filename=" + resultXLS);
it does not taken the entire string as file name
it takes only Summary as file name.

the file name should be sumary balance sheet.

is there any other way to set the file name in jsp
Matthew Brown

Joined: Apr 06, 2010
Posts: 4544

Try putting quotes around the filename in the header. Something like:
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

Don't put a space in the file name, so use SummaryBalanceSheet.xls
Pete Nelson
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Joined: Aug 30, 2010
Posts: 147

One thing I am confused on - if you want the user to save the file, why set the content-disposition to "inline" (display in the browser)? Wouldn't "attachment" be the correct value if the intent is for the user to save the file?

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