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Re: [SLUG] Apache serving .doc files

Could you be a little more specific ?


At Tuesday, 12/06/2001 10:22 AM (+0200), Artur Hefczyc wrote:
>> 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 Hefczyc

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