thanks everybody. I could solve the problem. There was a typo in my response text. When I changed the following line response.setContentType("test/html"); with response.setContentType("text/html"); It jus worked like a charm. thanks !
On 10/10/05, Developer Developer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > does anybody know how to fix this problem. > Invocation of servlet prompts a messagebox posing a questions " do you > want to save this ?" instead of executing it and returing the output in the > html document. > :( > > On 10/10/05, Developer Developer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > I wrote my first html and servlet and deployed it on tomcat 5.5. The > > html > > works okay when I call it from the browser. The servlet too works okay > > when > > I call its doget() method by invoking it from the browser. EG:. > > http://localhost:8080/VBeer/BeerSelect > > > > However, when i try to invoke the servlet from an html form I get a > > message > > box - (file download security warning) - Do you want to save this file ? > > It has a > > funny number suffixed to the my servlet name. > > > > > > Not sure what is happening. > > Here is my HTML code snippet. > > > > <body> > > > > <h1 align =3D "center">Beer selecton Page </h1> > > > > <form method=3D"POST" action=3D"BeerSelect"> > > > > <p>Select Beer Characteristics</p> > > > > Thanks ! > > > >