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cfcontent and MIME types for MS outlook .MSG format

Nov 25, 2010 1:00 AM

Hi

 

I am using a web service that returns the contents of a MSG file as a binary string.

I was hoping to use <cfcontent> to then be able to render the document on demand when the user required.

 

(e.g.)

<cfcontent type="application/vnd.ms-outlook"><cfoutput>#tostring(structDocument. filecontent)#</cfoutput><cfabort /> 

 

However whenever I try to do this a dialogue box appears asking me to save or open the .cfm file instead of rendering the document like it would for the other file types.  Opening the .cfm file, I can see that the content is pretty much intact. 

 

(e.g.)

<cfcontent type="application/pdf"><cfoutput>#tostring(structDocument.filecontent )#</cfoutput><cfabort /> 

WORKS

 

Does anyone have any ideas? 

 

Thanks

 
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    Nov 25, 2010 1:07 AM   in reply to mrmichael1981

    It's nothing to do with the MIME type, you just need to specify the name of the file.

     

    Have a look @ <cfheader>

     

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