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Display logfile on the web server to my client (mvc 3 C# web application)

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I have a web application written with C# and mvc application. This app will load an excel file to the database and log the result in a text file. How can I display the log file to my user/client at the end of the load. The log file will just indicate the total number of records loaded.

some code samples will be appreciated.
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by:Paul MacDonald
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If you know the name of, and the path to, the log file, just store the name and display the list of log files on a page, making each name a link to the log file itself.  If it's just a text file, it should open in any browser.
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by:Sirdots
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Thanks Paulmacd. Is this possible to be done without the page refreshing. Assuming my user clicks on submit and the upload completes. I will like to show the link to the file at the bottom of my page. Which container do I use to store this link? Literal? Am using mvc.
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Paul MacDonald earned 2000 total points
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Without using javascript of some sort, I don't know how to do it without a refresh.  Here's some ideas:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9035329/update-panel-in-asp-net-mvc-3
http://www.asp.net/mvc/tutorials/mvc-music-store/mvc-music-store-part-8
http://www.vnx.nl/?p=144


As to what container - I don't think it matters.  Anything you can tap for its InnerHTML property should work.  Just put an <a> tag to wherever the log file is located.
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