Problem in opening the content in HttpWebResponse

  • 9 years ago

    I have a HttpWebResponse object with the content like text, doc, xls, jpg or other files. and I need to display the content in open or save way. For that I wrote the code like this:

    public void DisplayDocument(HttpWebResponse docResponse, string name)
            {
               
                  StreamReader reader = new StreamReader(docResponse.GetResponseStream());
                  string tmpContent = reader.ReadToEnd();
                  System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Response.ContentType = docResponse.ContentType;
                  System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Response.ClearContent();
                  System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Response.ContentType = docResponse.ContentType;
                  System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Response.AddHeader("Content-Length", docResponse.ContentLength.ToString());
                  System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Response.AppendHeader("content-disposition", "attachment;filename=" + Name);
                  System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Response.Write(tmpContent);
                  docResponse.Close();
                  HttpContext.Current.ApplicationInstance.CompleteRequest();                        
         }

    If the HttpResponse has text file content, I can open or save. But if it has some other files like image, doc, excel content, they either don't open or open with garbage content. What's wrong in this code ?

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