Prevent Edge downloading the returned file after a form POST

External Issue #5084489


Oct 19, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge
  2. Create an HTML form which POST to the server.
  3. The server should return a PDF with the Content-Disposition parameter set to “inline” (eg: inline; filename="test.pdf")
  4. Then try to display this file inside an iframe or in full page in a new tab. NOT WORKING

Expected Results:

Be able to display a file instead of downloading it, after a form POST.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “Saranya K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Saranya K.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status to “External”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We have confirmed the problem, and we are working on a solution for a future build of Edge. We are presently tracking this issue as a duplicate of an existing internal bug report. We look forward to additional feedback you may have on how we can improve Microsoft Edge.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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