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MIME Types

 
Sonalee Mohapatra
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I have some links on a html page (application hosted on weblogic) which point to word documents/excel sheets. When i click on the links, they should open up the file download dialog of windows (save to disk/open from current location). Instead, it shows up junk in a new window.
I tried setting the mime types in the web.xml file as follows
for doc files :
<mime-mapping>
<extension>
doc
</extension>
<mime-type>
application/msword
</mime-type>
</mime-mapping>
still doesnt work though. Please advise on what is wrong.
Regards
 
Karthik Prabu
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Hi Sonalee
Try setting the "Content-Disposition" header in the Response.
karthik
 
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