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Save dialog box in jsf

Happy S Singh
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Joined: Nov 14, 2011
Posts: 58
I have created pdf using IText library
Now I want when the user clicks on the button ,it should prompt a save dialog box to the user to allow to browse the destination location to store the file.

Now My code looks like

Following filters are defined in web.xml

And the above code is written in the method of Backing Bean class

and invoked

Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 17410

JSF is designed to output HTML. PDF's are very different than HTML and you should use a non-JSF (traditional) servlet to generate and output the PDF. Otherwise JSF will mangle it.

An IDE is no substitute for an Intelligent Developer.
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