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download file ('save as') using javascript xhr
// http://stackoverflow.com/a/23797348/1150427
xhr.open('POST', url, true);
xhr.responseType = 'arraybuffer';
xhr.onload = function () {
if (this.status === 200) {
var filename = "";
var disposition = xhr.getResponseHeader('Content-Disposition');
if (disposition && disposition.indexOf('attachment') !== -1) {
var filenameRegex = /filename[^;=\n]*=((['"]).*?\2|[^;\n]*)/;
var matches = filenameRegex.exec(disposition);
if (matches != null && matches[1]) filename = matches[1].replace(/['"]/g, '');
}
var type = xhr.getResponseHeader('Content-Type');
var blob = new Blob([this.response], { type: type });
if (typeof window.navigator.msSaveBlob !== 'undefined') {
// IE workaround for "HTML7007: One or more blob URLs were revoked by closing the blob for which they were created. These URLs will no longer resolve as the data backing the URL has been freed."
window.navigator.msSaveBlob(blob, filename);
} else {
var URL = window.URL || window.webkitURL;
var downloadUrl = URL.createObjectURL(blob);
if (filename) {
// use HTML5 a[download] attribute to specify filename
var a = document.createElement("a");
// safari doesn't support this yet
if (typeof a.download === 'undefined') {
window.location = downloadUrl;
} else {
a.href = downloadUrl;
a.download = filename;
document.body.appendChild(a);
a.click();
}
} else {
window.location = downloadUrl;
}
setTimeout(function () { URL.revokeObjectURL(downloadUrl); }, 100); // cleanup
}
}
};
xhr.setRequestHeader('Content-type', 'application/x-www-form-urlencoded');
xhr.send($.param(params));
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tcitds1 commented Dec 7, 2018

thank you.super helpful tutorial!

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Iwant2changeAC commented Dec 29, 2018

But it doesn't work on IE8 with no error,the request is 200/OK and the response is the file,but the browser can't download,please help me

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