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From "Brantley Hobbs" <bho...@itos.uga.edu>
Subject RE: IE6 and download problem using tomcat java servlet
Date Tue, 14 Sep 2004 14:47:02 GMT
I should also have pointed out that at that point, you can keep your
.jpeg extension or whatever.  The browser could care less what the file
name is.  It simply looks at the MIME type.

B.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brantley Hobbs
> Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2004 10:44 AM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: RE: IE6 and download problem using tomcat java servlet
> 
> > I am having a problem downloading a jpeg file from a tomcat java
> servlet
> > to Internet Explorer 6.0.  I have changed the file extension to
"zzz"
> to
> > force the download prompt.     If I restart tomcat(version 4.1.x),
the
> 
> While this is a working solution, it's not ideal.  To do this
> seamlessly, you should set your output headers to a different mime
type.
> "application/octet-stream" works well for provoking a download dialog.
> 
> Here's an example:
> response.setContentType("application/octet-stream");
> 
> 
> B.
> 
> 
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