cfheader name=”content-disposition” value=”inline; filename=”> cfheader name=”Content-type” value=”text/tabdelimited”> cfheader. Using CFHeader and CFContent to control file downloads – Coldfusion – Advanced IIRC, if you set mime-type=”application/unknown” for all file types, you. One of the most important headers that you can set it he content-type header, which can be set implicitly using the CFContent tag. Other than.

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The time now is Now, ColdFusion attempts to get the content type from the file. So for IE, Firefox, and Safari 1. For example, to specify the character encoding of the page output as Japanese EUC, use the type attribute, as follows:.

Now i’ve implemented this hack in my Zope server and so far so good. I do not get ‘Save As’ dialogue in IE. Specify the structure name in the attributeCollection attribute and use the tag’s attribute names as structure keys.

We should be using these types for our feeds. Some file types, such as PDF documents, do not use executable content-typpe and can display directly in most browsers. Useful Very Useful Cfheeader Useful.

Adam, Where I see the benefits of a new media type is for http middleware such as caching, or proxies. For many file types, such as Excel documents, that Internet Explorer can display directly in the browser, the browser displays the file without asking users whether to save it if you use a cfheader tag similar to the following:.


Most people end up serving them with the content-type: RSS use is only going to grow in the coming years. To set the character encoding character set of generated output, including the page HTML, use code such as the following:. When using cfabort, cflocation, or cfcontent tags, the OnAbort method is invoked instead on OnRequestEnd.

Using CFHeader and CFContent to control file downloads – Coldfusion – Advanced Techniques

Sets the MIME content encoding header for the current page; if the encoding information includes a character encoding, sets the character encoding of generated output. The MIME content type of the page, optionally followed by a semicolon and the character encoding.

I’m pretty sure that a zipped file would have to evoke the ‘Save As’ dialogue. There will be a non-normative RelaxNG schema for Atom, but everyone will ignore it. After adding this to the top of my cfm file, my feed validates with http: Using CFHeader and CFContent to control filedownloads When you specify the correct mime-type, the user’s browser takes over whatever default action the user has specified for that type of file.

Blog Consulting Products Contact Me. Or are they so basic that they are unreliable for controlling downloads across browsers?

If you don’t update on the weekend, just set your Expires header to Monday Morning. The content type determines how the browser or client interprets the page contents. Tim Bray has pointed out why its important for people to get their act together:.

For instance, if the file is an MP3, it streams in and plays on my IE, but allows me to save it content-tjpe Netscape. Here is my code: For more information, see the Administrator online Help.


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If you specify a file or variable attribute, this attribute has no effect; otherwise, it does the following:. Just set an additional header information: I don’t think that having a different set of cache rules for syndication content is necessarily a good idea, but I can see that there might be some desire for the flexibility in rare cases. If a file delete operation is unsuccessful, ColdFusion throws an error. And the wholesale mk products,too.

Secondly, you won’t find much of anyone associating DTDs or schemas with syndication files. Unfortunately, what it should do and what it does are two different things. Name conntent-type an on-disk or in-memory file whose contents provide the page output. My RSS feed gets more than 8 times as many hits as my home page.

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But the problem comes in downloading. The first option did ckntent-type work. I don’t see the benefits outweighing the negatives. The following are some of the content type values that you can use: Applies only if you specify a file with the file attribute.

What else would a browser do with it? I want it to save on the user’s computer. Scoble, can you make sure IE7 deals with this?