Why the fancy RESPONSE stuff. What's wrong with just clicking on the pdf URL?
Or like this from a python script called showPDF()

pdffile = getattr(context, 'some.pdf')
return pdffile

On 12/1/05, Rick Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Perhaps someone can point me in the right direction.
>
> I am trying to display a pdf file (actually stored in LocalFS) from a
> python script.  To do this my approach (probably there's a better way) is :-
>
> RESPONSE.setHeader('Content-Type','application/pdf')
> RESPONSE.redirect(path)
>
> My main problem is that  on some occasions the file is properly opened
> in acrobat (I'm using firefox on linux, but similar effects are obtained
> using ie6/windows), while on other occasions raw pdf is displayed in the
> browser field with a content-type of text/html. I'm unable to see any
> difference to explain this difference - the documents are all scanned in
> the same way and imported into acrobat in the same way, yet Zope (I
> presume) interprets them as have differing content-type.
>
> I presume that this problem would go away if I didn't use the redirect.
> I'm sure it's blindingly obvious but I can't see how to do it another
> way.  I'd also be happy to display the pdf within an html document/frame
> but my knowledge of html is missing something at this point.......
>
> Please help me in my weakness.......
>
> Rick
>
> .
>
>
>
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