html headers for a pdf file

I have some python cgi that emits a pdf file.  I think I need a few lines of html to start it out.  The idea if for the pdf file to appear on the browser.  Please advise.
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Irwin SantosComputer Integration SpecialistCommented:
<html>
<head>
<title>My PDF</title>
</head>
<body>
<a href="myfile.pdf">My PDF File</a>
</body>
</html>
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Irwin SantosComputer Integration SpecialistCommented:
where myfile.pdf is YOUR pdf filename
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hujiCommented:
I think what you are looking for is called "HTTP header" and not "HTML header". I'm not familiar with python, but in general the HTTP header required for making the browser understand that the dynamic content it is receiving is a PDF file is :

Content-type: application/pdf

You may need to add a semicolon or a \n at the end, perhaps.
There are times when you need to use Content-Type instead of Content-type. I don't know if this applies to python or not.
Wish I can help
Huji
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Huji has it right.  Depending on how python handles line printing (I assume it handles it the same way as Perl), you will need the newline (\n) in there.  No semi-colon IIRC.
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hujiCommented:
Glad to be of assistance!
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