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modified PDF/image to be sent to servlet

 
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Hi,
I am able to retrieve a document from a fileserver and show it in a browser by setting :
response.setContentType("application/pdf");
ServletOutputStream outStream = response.getOutputStream();
outStream.write(content);

I am planning to have two frames one for the PDF and other frame will have the "SUBMIT" with other input form fields.Now if im adding some comment/annotations to the PDF( using PDF writer) and submitting the page, i need to save the modifed PDF to the file server back again along with the form fields to some DB.

Could somebody reply how it can be achieved?

Rgds,
prem.
 
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If you are setting the content type of a request to pdf, then you cannot have a normal html/jsp page in the lower frame of your page.
 
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well im able to view both the frames(one with pdf and other with Html). wht u mean by normal html/jsp??
Still my query is how can i submit the changed PDF along with the Html form.
 
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Hi Prem,

you will have to use multipart/form-data to submit such type of content types like images, pdfs, docs...etc

The submission would be a two step process.

1. you will need to save the pdf after entering the annotations on your local machine.

2. use <input type="file" >
to submit this pdf along with the other fields in your form.
 
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Thnks ajith, but whtever u say is jus file upload rite; U have to save it then give the path where the file is stored.. well that should be my last option.
 
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Originally posted by Prem Shankar:
Still my query is how can i submit the changed PDF along with the Html form.



Are there any other options left ?? I think that is the only option...ofcourse other than using javascript to simulate the same....Let me know if you have something else in mind ...
 
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Ajith:
yeah i agree i dont have any options either...but how can u simulate the same using javascript ...(getting the modified PDF and sending it to controller from other frame)..
 
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