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From "Turner, John" <>
Subject RE: MS Power Point and Excel
Date Thu, 27 Jun 2002 16:38:03 GMT

The MIME type isn't being set correctly...the browser doesn't understand
what to do with those files.

As far as I know, you can tell tomcat about MIME types in your web.xml like


John Turner

-----Original Message-----
From: []
Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 12:29 PM
Subject: MS Power Point and Excel

I have ppt and xls files inside a Tomcat protected folder (using FORM-BASED
security).  They all come up gibberish.  If I move those files outside of
the secured area, they come up fine.  
Any idea, suggestion?
Bao-Ha Dam Bui
S. Jude Medical, Inc

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