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Topic: Download FDF instead of Opening PDF
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 52939
From: tbcook
Date: 5/29/2002 04:55 PM

I am trying to populate a PDF file from a MS SQL database using the FDF toolkit. I am getting prompted to download the file no matter what I try on the server (running IIS 4.0) or my local machine (running PWS). I have the MIME type registered as "application/fdf,fdf,,5" and the fdf stream looks like this:

%FDF-1.2 % 1 0 obj << /FDF << /F (http://http://4.35.0.186/w9exchange//W9exchange/common/fw9_temp.pdf) /Fields 2 0 R >> >> endobj 2 0 obj [ << /T (UserName)/V (Doug Bess)>> << /T (BusinessName)/V (dbess)>> << /T (Individual)/V (X)>> << /T (Corporation)/V ()>> << /T (Partnership)/V ()>> << /T (Other)/V ()>> << /T (OtherDesc)/V ()>> << /T (Address)/V (345345 my street )>> << /T (CityStZip)/V (coppell, TX 77777)>> << /T (SSN)/V (222222222)>> << /T (TIN)/V ()>> << /T (BupW)/V (Not Subject)>> ] endobj trailer << /Root 1 0 R >> %%EOF

It is picking up the file I want to populate and has hte data from the database. It just doesn't want to download the file.

Can somebody help?

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