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Problem Opening the PDF document using the servlet

  Asked By: Seth    Date: Mar 03    Category: Java    Views: 1229

I have a problem in opening the PDF document which is saved in the database. I
am trying to open the PDF data from the database by using mime-type/content
type as application/pdf in servlet.

Please suggest me for solution.

Thanks for your attention....



5 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Angelica Ramos     Answered On: Mar 03

have you set the content type in your
application's web.xml file????

Answer #2    Answered By: Lonnie Rogers     Answered On: Mar 03

No, just in the servlet/jsp...................

Answer #3    Answered By: Hubba Akhtar     Answered On: Mar 03

I read too fast and whether it's necesary to put the
contenttype in the web.xml. I think it's not necessary, you just have to set
this value in the servlet.

Answer #4    Answered By: Sumitra 2004     Answered On: Mar 03

As specified below I am trying to open  the pdf  Document by using servile, in my
code i am setting the Mime type - application/pdf.

Here i am sending my code, Please take a look and suggest  me for the best

public void service(javax.servlet.ServletRequest req,
javax.servlet.ServletResponse res)
throws javax.servlet.ServletException, java.io.IOException
HttpServletResponse hResponse = (HttpServletResponse) res; // Creating the
responce object.
String sMimetype = "application/pdf";
OutputStream out = hResponse.getOutputStream();
byte[] bOutput = (byte[])agaDataDoc.getProperty("doccon"); // Reading the
document content from the database  and costing into byte array.

Answer #5    Answered By: Betty White     Answered On: Mar 03

you should try this code in doGet or doPost methods.

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