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3209998 - WDA: How to check the correct MIME type of a file?


  • Using custom Web Dynpro ABAP application/coding the downloaded file has wrong extension. E.g. the extension of the downloaded file is *.txt instead of *.pdf.**
    ** The issue is browser dependent. E.g. it works in Google Chrome but does not work in MS Edge based on Chromium,

  • The correct MIME type of a file needs to be determined.



  • Web Dynpro ABAP
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • ABAP PLATFORM - Application Server ABAP
  • MS Edge based on Chromium
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


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