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From "Dennis van den Berg" <Dennis.vandenB...@triodos.nl>
Subject RE: AW: set content type to text/pdf
Date Fri, 21 Jun 2002 08:00:39 GMT
You could also map your servlet to the pattern *.pdf

Dennis.

-----Original Message-----
From: Liam Morley [mailto:lmorley@gdc.wpi.edu]
Sent: vrijdag 21 juni 2002 9:57
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: Re: AW: set content type to text/pdf


I'm sure there's a better way, but in case there's not, there's always 
mod_rewrite. You could rewrite the url so that /(*).pdf goes to /$1.

Liam Morley


Alex wrote:

>Hello Ralph,
>
>      I can't point my browser to a location that ends with .pdf,
>      because i have to point it to my servlet, for ex:
>      document.location.href="/servlet/Tiparire"
>      Is there any trick to do this ?
>
>      Alex.
>      
>
>Friday, June 21, 2002, 10:44:00 AM, you wrote:
>
>RE> MS IE has sometimes his own opinion what to open and 
>RE> ignores the content type.
>
>RE> The safest way to convince IE to open PDF is to set the 
>RE> content type to load the file from a url that has the 
>RE> extension .pdf.
>
>RE> Additional hint:
>RE>   Make shure that your servlet supports Byte range
>RE>   requests (HTTP 1.1). The acrobat reader sometimes 
>RE>   uses this. (Have a look at the source for the 
>RE>   servlet that implements the fileserving for tomcat)
>
>  
>
>>>-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>>>Von: Alex [mailto:alexalecu@go.ro]
>>>Gesendet: Freitag, 21. Juni 2002 09:37
>>>An: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
>>>Betreff: set content type to text/pdf
>>>
>>>What can i do so my browser automatically opens the pdf 
>>>content generated
>>>by the servlet ?
>>>Thanks in advance...
>>>      
>>>
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