How to download doc, excel or pdf files using Javascript?

Dung Do Tien Mar 12 2021 731

I have a pdf path file, I want to download it directly after call API.

$.post(form.attr('action'), data, function (response) {
    if (response !== null && response.Success) {
        window.location.href = response.Data; // response.Data = ""

I use window.location.href but it does not work for me

Have 2 answer(s) found.
  • D

    Dương Trang Quốc Mar 12 2021

    You can use <iframe> to help download file such as below:

    <iframe id="your_iframe" style="display:none;"></iframe>
        function Download(url) {
            document.getElementById('your_iframe').src = url;
        var url ="";

    I hope it work for you.

  • N

    Nguyen Truong Giang Mar 12 2021

    I use as below it worked for me., '_blank');
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