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asp.net save pdf file to local driv

trying to search for code snippets for saving a created pdf file in server (Script/doc1.pdf) to local drive location (c:\pdffolder)

have sought of the savefiledialog method, but it only applied on winform, trying to find asp.net method
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Dale BurrellDirectorCommented:
I assume by local drive you mean browser side (as opposed to server side)?

If so you have no control over that at all. You can send the attachment back to the user such that it opens automatically or they are prompted to save it. But where they save it is up to them.

To automatically open an attachment:

Response.AppendHeader("Content-Disposition", "inline; filename=doc1.pdf");

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To prompt to save:

Response.AppendHeader("Content-Disposition", "attachment; filename=doc1.pdf");

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doramail05Author Commented:
how about if i would like to set the location of the local drive?
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Dale BurrellDirectorCommented:
As I said "If so you have no control over that at all" :)
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Daniel Van Der WerkenIndependent ConsultantCommented:
I would use Response.BinaryWrite()
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.web.httpresponse.binarywrite(v=vs.110).aspx

First, the file needs to be a byte array:

byte[] myPDFBytes = <some byte array representing the PDF>;
Response.Clear();
Response.ContentType = "binary/octet-stream";
Response.AddHeader("content-disposition", "attachment; filename="\" + filename + "\"");
Response.BinaryWrite(myPDFBytes);
Response.Flush();
Response.End();

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doramail05Author Commented:
found this,

protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
{  

    FileStream fs = File.OpenRead(Server.MapPath("~/imgName.jpg"));
    byte[] buffer = new byte[(int)fs.Length];
    fs.Read(buffer, 0, (int)fs.Length);
    fs.Close();
    SetResponse("imgName");
    HttpContext.Current.Response.BinaryWrite(buffer);
    HttpContext.Current.Response.Flush();
    HttpContext.Current.Response.Close();
}

private static void SetResponse(string fileName)
{
    string attachment = "attachment; filename=" + fileName + ".jpg";
    HttpContext.Current.Response.Clear();
    HttpContext.Current.Response.ClearHeaders();
    HttpContext.Current.Response.ClearContent();
    HttpContext.Current.Response.AddHeader("content-disposition", attachment);
    HttpContext.Current.Response.ContentType = "image/jpeg";
    HttpContext.Current.Response.AddHeader("Pragma", "public");
}
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