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From Roger <>
Subject Re: Download PDF File in Internet Explorer w/SSL
Date Sun, 19 Oct 2008 09:34:58 GMT
On Sunday 19 October 2008 04:55:31 Wendy Smoak wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 5:06 PM, gcj <> wrote:
> > Despite the numerous posts/suggestions I have read/implemented on the
> > subject, I am not able to download or display existing PDF files from my
> > SSL struts/tomcat application using Internet Explorer.
> What did you do, and what happened?  Without a description of the
> error it's hard to help.
> Your post initially reminded me of a problem I had long ago serving PDFs...
> Internet Explorer has a problem displaying non-HTML content over SSL
> as the result of a form POST.  In short, you have to send IE some HTML
> before you send it the bytes of the PDF, or it will complain.

There also is/was an issue with .pdf in IE if you didn't set the content 
length before trying to send it,


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