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How to open file using jsp?

 
Rajasekhar Eega
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Hi,

Here is my code to download a file using jsp. Its working. But what i need is just to open the file. No need to show the options of saving. just to open. Please help me, what modifications I have to do here???

Thank you


 
Sumit Patil
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While setting the header, replace "attachment" with "inline" so that the browser will try to open the file with default application in your machine.

 
Matthew Brown
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You really, really shouldn't be doing any of that in a JSP though. That all belongs in a servlet.
 
SaiManasa Dasari
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Hi All,

Even using
response.setHeader("Content-Disposition","inline:filename="+fileName);
it showing open/save dialogbox in firefox and its downloading in chrome browser..
Can anyone please help me what changes need to get open the file directly without open/save dialog box.please.

Thanks..
 
Ulf Dittmer
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Check the browser settings; there's nothing the web app can do about that.

And do yourself a favor by taking Matthew's advice - using a JSP for this will lead to tears. JSPs are for emitting character data, not for processing data, not for file or DB I/O, and not for handling binary data.
 
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