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Download file with progress bar

Posted on 2008-10-01
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Hi

I used the following code to let user download a file. It does work. However the download dialog box does not show its download progress in a bar.

I use C# and ASP.NET to build it and I download it from IE6.

any help?
System.IO.FileInfo file = new FileInfo(filepath);

                if (file.Exists)

                {

                    System.IO.Stream iStream = null;

                    byte[] buffer = new Byte[10000];

                    int length;

                    long dataToRead;

                    string filename = System.IO.Path.GetFileName(filepath);

                    try

                    {

                        iStream = new System.IO.FileStream(filepath, System.IO.FileMode.Open,

                                    System.IO.FileAccess.Read, System.IO.FileShare.Read);

                        dataToRead = iStream.Length;

                        Response.ContentType = "application/octet-stream";

                        Response.AddHeader("Content-Disposition", "attachment; filename=" + filename);

                        while (dataToRead > 0)

                        {

                            if (Response.IsClientConnected)

                            {

                                length = iStream.Read(buffer, 0, 1000000);

                                Response.OutputStream.Write(buffer, 0, length);

                                Response.Flush();

                                buffer = new Byte[10000];

                                dataToRead = dataToRead - length;                                

                            }

                            else

                            {

                                dataToRead = -1;

                            }

                        }

                    }

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by:techques
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How to fix it?
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by:tasky
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You can try changing the content type to

application/force-download

Let me know if that has any effect.
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techques earned 0 total points
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No, it should be

Response.AddHeader("Content-Length", data.ToString());
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by:tasky
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Actually, it should be the length of the stream, not the value of the data...
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