Forum: Ruby on Rails problem with send_file and Exlporer 7

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Frederic O. (Guest)
on 2007-02-27 11:11
Hi all,

I am new to RoR and ruby.
In one of my controller I have:

def attachment
  send_file('polop.txt',
        :filename  =>  'polop.txt',
  :disposition  =>  'attachment',
  :streaming    =>  'true')
end

With Firefox, when the fonction is called the file can be downloaded and
the dialog box contains the right information... but with Internet
Explorer 7 the dialog box doesn't have the right file name (it has the
name of the fuction that calls 'attachment') and doesn't recognize the
format of the file.

I can't find why I got this difference of behaviors. I hope you can
help.

Thanx

Fred
Frederic O. (Guest)
on 2007-03-06 10:20
I found that by removing 'redirect_to' from the function that was
calling 'attachment' I was able to download my file with IE 7...
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