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From Lucas Rockwell ...@socrates.Berkeley.EDU>
Subject Re: servlet workaround for PDF in IE
Date Fri, 18 May 2001 18:57:02 GMT
you might want to try adding

<input type="hidden" name="dummy" value="myworkaround.pdf">

right before the submit button.

-lucas

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Lucas Rockwell
Departmental On-Site Computing Support
lr@socrates.berkeley.edu


On Fri, 18 May 2001 paint007@mc.duke.edu wrote:

> 
> Lucas,
> 
> thanks, I know that workaround, but there are complications in using it in
> our situation.  The print URL is the result of a submit action on a form,
> so there are other query parameters, and I have to ensure that the .pdf
> stuff comes at the end. I think this will require a redirect.  Also, I am
> looking at having all the print stuff output in a separate window, which
> requires messing around with response headers (the users can display or
> print from the same query form; one button should remain in the current
> window, another should display in a new window, so I can't just change the
> "target" attribute of the form.)  So, I want to see what my other options
> are, to see what works best with my other requirements.
> 
> -Christopher
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Please respond to cocoon-users@xml.apache.org
> 
> To:   cocoon-users@xml.apache.org
> cc:
> 
> Subject:  Re: servlet workaround for PDF in IE
> 
> 
> christopher,
> 
> i do not have the link, but you simply need to append something like
> &dummy=somthing.pdf to the end of the URL.
> 
> example:
> 
> http://thishost.domain.edu/myxml.xml?something=blahblah&dummy=somthing.pdf
> 
> IE needs to see a file extension that ends in .pdf in order for it to
> launch Acrobat Reader.
> 
> -lucas
> 
> --------------------------------------
> Lucas Rockwell
> Departmental On-Site Computing Support
> lr@socrates.berkeley.edu
> 
> 
> On Fri, 18 May 2001 paint007@mc.duke.edu wrote:
> 
> >
> > Can anyone forward me a copy of the workaround mentioned in the FAQ that
> > copes with the problems with PDF files opening in IE?  The link in the
> FAQ
> > is down (no response, anyway).
> >
> > -Christopher
> >
> 
> 
> 
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