# Concern Opening/Saving Word Docs in IE7 and also IE8

I'm working with a flex application that connects records (pdfs, photos, etc) with occasions. When i click the record link in my application for PDFs, photos, message documents, etc, IE7 and also IE8 existing them in the ideal editor and also life is excellent. Nonetheless, if the connected record is a.doc documents, the popup window that reveals when you click the link merely shuts without presenting the documents or motivating me to wait to a certain area. Clicking the very same record link in Firefox 3.5 motivates me to Open/Save the record, and also opens it effectively in Word. I have not stumble upon any kind of various other documents type/browser mix that shows this very same actions ... simply doc/IE. Does IE have some security constraints connected to opening up doc documents? Does any person have any kind of suggestion why this could be taking place or just how I could deal with repairing it? Many thanks,

- Bill

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2019-05-05 08:17:05
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IE has actually had trouble with this type of point in the past. I seem like ever before year approximately I require to transform around several of the headers related to records an internet browser can not usually installed. Cache stuff usually. You are not making use of https for these purchases perchance? Is it the same.doc documents or is it throughout numerous different.docs? Are you sending out the filename in a "Content-Disposition" header? Weird personalities in there can fumble the jobs.

These pests are my individual Groundhog Day : generally adjusting the headers are the means to go.

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2019-05-08 05:44:58
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Your webserver could not be sending out the ideal headers. If memory offers you require to send :

Content-Type: application/msword
Content-Length: <file size in bytes>
Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="<file name>"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary
Cache-Control: must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre-check=0


If this does not suffice attempt including a Pragma and also Expires header.

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2019-05-08 05:36:48
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