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michael yue
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I have a situation where in a jsp page, after clicking on a download button it will go to servlet to perform donwload which will prompt out a dialog box to specify which path to save the file. After that I wanted to either redirect back to another jsp page or refresh. But after download dialog box is closed, the servlet can't seem to perform redirect or refresh. Is it have to do with servlet timeout because of the download dialog box halted the process? My code that didn't work is as below. Any other sugestions?

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res.setHeader("Refresh", "2; URL=/tkflist.jsp");
downloadFile(downloaditem, filenamebak, res);

public void downloadFile(String fileName, String thepath, HttpServletResponse res){
InputStream in = null;
try {
OutputStream out = res.getOutputStream( );

res.setHeader("Content-Disposition","attachment; filename=\"" + fileName + "\"");
in = new BufferedInputStream(new FileInputStream(thepath));
byte[ ] buf = new byte[2048];
int bytesRead;
while ((bytesRead = != -1) {
out.write(buf, 0, bytesRead);
}catch(Exception ex){}//catch block here and err handling.....

manuela marginean
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Hi, did you solve this problem? cause I'm having it too...
Prasad Krishnegowda
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The thread is 6 years old, so its very unlikely that the OP will be watching this thread. So better you can create a new thread with all the details and the problem you are facing, so that you get useful replies..
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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