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Returning A File As An Attachment From JSP
// This is truly a snippet. It's a small piece of code you use // within a JSP file to make sure that the file you are // returning is not interpreted by the browser. You use this // when you want to return a TXT file, JPG or other file that // the browser might open on its own rather than offer a // dialog to the user so it can be saved. // // Note: In this example I'm returning a text file so I set // the MIME type of the response to text/plain, but you need // to make sure it matches the type of data you are returning.
response.setContentType("text/plain"); response.setHeader("Content-Disposition", "attachment; filename=\"test.txt\"");