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3243102 - File downloaded to txt instead of excel file with Chrome or Edge browser


cl_wd_runtime_services=>attach_file_to_response is used in customized Webdynpro program to download excel file, however the behavior is different with IE and Chrome/Edge.

With IE, it downloads excel file (IE11 is out of support now);

With Chrome/Edge, it downloads txt file instead.



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