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Re: [SLUG] Apache serving .doc files



>
> I am trying to get my Linux based apache web server to serve some .DOC MS
Word files.  However I am having the following problems.
>
> 1. When I click on the link, the file starts downloading as (garbled) text
into the netscape window.
> 2. If I shift-select the link, I can download the file but then WORD
cannot read it.
>
> I've checked the file in Apache's directory and it is fine - I can ftp or
scp it and read it just fine, just not when I try to fetch it from a link on
a webpage.
>
> I have the following link set up in my webpage:
>
> <A HREF="forms/fax_template.doc">FAX Coversheet</A> (Word)<BR>
>
> Anyone got any ideas - have a got Apache configured wrongly.
You should set mime-type for such documents.

Artur
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Artur Hefczyc
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