Re: IE File Download Reanme Issue

Discussion in 'ASP .Net' started by ML, Dec 8, 2003.

  1. ML

    ML Guest

    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" <> wrote in message
    >news:%23pco%...
    >> 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" <> wrote in message
    >> news:...
    >> > 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??
    >> >
    >> >

    >>
    >>

    >
    >
    >.
    >
     
    ML, Dec 8, 2003
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