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From john feng <>
Subject Re: How to set a file name using a header in the response?
Date Sat, 27 Jun 2009 15:24:43 GMT
Putthese code in servlet or action class. don't put in the jsp file.

On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 9:25 AM, Jim Collings<> wrote:
> Dave Newton wrote:
>> Jim Collings wrote:
>>> <%response.setHeader("Content-Disposition", "attachment;
>>> filename=\"filename_${fromDate}-${toDate}.doc\""); %>
>>> The above is what I currently  have but I think there is a new way to
>>> do it that doesn't involve using a scriptlet. Also, the "fromDate" and
>>> "toDate" items don't work. I've tried quoting them but I'm not sure I
>>> got it right. They are used later on in the document, so I know I am
>>> getting them.
>> AFAIK you can't use EL inside a scriptlet.
> Well I thought as much but, so far, a scriptlet is the only way I know
> of to make the setting above. I know that scriptlets are the old way of
> doing things. I'm hoping that there is a new way to do this. JSTL
> perhaps?  How would one set a response header in JSTL, assuming that it
> is possible?
> Jim C.

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