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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: File Download not working for anchor tags
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2005 23:09:01 GMT
I assume you are using a servlet since JSPs always return a 
Content-Type. Try setting Content-Type in your servlet so the headers 
are identical.

Mark

Mike wrote:
> 
>    Hi Mark,
> 
>   I compared them and the Content-Type is not showing in 4.1.31.  In 
> 4.1.18 it shows as "text/plain".
> 
>   Thanks,
> 
>   Mike Gilby
> 
> At 02:47 PM 11/30/2005, you wrote:
> 
>> Assuming the content is the same, this has to be a headers issue. Try 
>> installing ieHTTPHeaders (or the erquivalent for your browser) and 
>> compare the differences between 4.1.18 and 4.1.31.
>>
>> Mark
>>
>> Mike wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>   I'm reposting this error for hopefully more help.  I wrote before 
>>> that I encountered a bug with the 4.1.31 version of Tomcat. When I 
>>> use an anchor tag for a file, and I click on the link, it does not 
>>> show the
>>> file download message "Do you want to open or save this file?" with 
>>> the open
>>> and save options. Instead, it displays the file in the browser.   It 
>>> use to work in Tomcat 4.1.18.  I've tried setting the "Confirm open 
>>> after download" check box for file types, writing the 
>>> response.contentType and response.header in the downloaded file, and 
>>> I tried valves in the server.xml file for different authenticators to 
>>> no avail.   I even copied the 4.1.18 Tomcat server.xml file I use to 
>>> have into the Tomcat 4.1.31 version, and it still doesn't work.
>>> Any help would be appreciated.
>>> Thanks,
>>>   Mike
>>>
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