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problem with displaying file

sneha patil
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Joined: Feb 15, 2012
Posts: 15
hi...
I am working with primefaces....i want to download a file...
my web page code



and inside FileDownload method


an setter and getter for doument file...

but it is not displaying file....

please help me out..

Thanks in advance..
Tim Holloway
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Using JSF to download a PDF is like using a screwdriver to hammer nails. It doesn't work very well.

JSF is an HTML form-assistive technology and it handles HTML forms very well indeed. But for non-HTML data such as spreadsheets, images, XML files and PDF's, you should use a non-JSF solution. JSF is not a "Master Control Program" that has to be used to handle every URL request sent to a web application. For non-HTML output, use a plain old servlet or JSP.


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