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Apache FOP Servlet - How to change title?

Posted on 2004-08-26
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-11-24
Hi Experts,

I have a basic FOP Servlet which works well, except that when I try to save the PDF that's generated the filename is always 'FOPServlet.pdf'
This name is being read from the browser window title, so my question is; can someone tell me how to change the title of the browser window?
Note that I can't use:
                PrintWriter out = response.getWriter();
                out.println("<html><head><title>My Title</title></head>\n");
As I normally would for a servlet window title, because of the FOP processing element.

Here is the FOP servlet code:

                Driver driver = new Driver();

                //Setup a buffer to obtain the content length
                ByteArrayOutputStream out = new ByteArrayOutputStream();

                //Setup Transformer
                Source xsltSrc = new StreamSource(new File( xslParam ));
                Transformer transformer = this.transformerFactory.newTransformer(xsltSrc);

                //Make sure the XSL transformation's result is piped through to FOP
                Result res = new SAXResult(driver.getContentHandler());

                //Setup input
                Source src = new StreamSource( new StringReader( xmlParam ) );

                //Start the transformation and rendering process
                transformer.transform(src, res);

                //Prepare response
                //Send content to Browser

Question by:blackfrancis75
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Accepted Solution

pat5star earned 750 total points
ID: 11909575
Add the Content-Disposition header to the response.

//Prepare response
response.setHeader( "Content-Disposition", "attachment; filename=whatever.pdf" );



Author Comment

ID: 11909719
Adobe acrobat seems to ignore it if I change this to:
response.setHeader( "Content-Disposition", "inline; filename=whatever.pdf" );

do you know if this should be/ is supported?

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