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Re: IE File Download Reanme Issue

 
 
ML
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      12-08-2003
No the file needs to have the exact same name so that
wouldn't really work.

What I am looking for is a solution to keep the file name
as is, which seems to be a bug with IE from what I have
found so far.

>-----Original Message-----
>This is just a thought:
>
>How about renaming the file using the response object to

remove the
>multi-part extension so file.abc.def would become either

myfile.abc or
>myfile.def. I'm not sure if that would confound the rest

of your application
>logic though, like if you were depending on that exact

format for processing
>later on.
>
>--
>Regards,
>Alvin Bruney
>http://www.networkip.net/dotnet/tidbits/default.htm
>"ML" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>news:%23pco%(E-Mail Removed). ..
>> Anyone?
>> Been trying to track down this issue now off and on

over the last 2 years
>as
>> it has come up and no luck.
>> Any thoughts would be appreciated.
>>
>> "ML" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>> > I have an ASP.NET component for listing files for

download. If the file
>> has
>> > multipart extension such as "file.abc.def" when the

link is clicked to
>> > download the file IE renames it to "file[1].abc.def"

If the file just
>has
>> a
>> > normal extension all is fine.
>> >
>> > I had this same issue with old ASP so I think its

more IE related than
>ASP
>> > itself. Any ideas on how to force IE to keep the

proper name via
>> ASP.NET??
>> >
>> >

>>
>>

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