Content Repository

Downloading Files

This page describes the logic for building the correct URL to download a file stored on a Nuxeo Document.

The structure of a download URL is made of:

  • The server URL:  <span class="nolink">http://127.0.0.1:8080/nuxeo</span>
  • The download servlet: nxfile (note that nxbigfile is also accepted for compatibility with older versions)
  • The repository name and document id: default/776c8640-7f19-4cf3-b4ff-546ea1d3d496
  • An optional file designator, either using a blobholder index, or an explicit blob property name (blobholder:0, blobholder:1, file:contentfiles:files/0/file, etc.)
  • An optional filename, to force the name under which you want the file to be downloaded
  • An optional ?inline=true parameter to force the download to be made with Content-Disposition: inline, which means that the content will be displayed in the browser (if possible) instead of being download.

Here are some examples:

  • The main file of the document: <span class="nolink">http://127.0.0.1:8080/nuxeo/nxfile/default/776c8640-7f19-4cf3-b4ff-546ea1d3d496</span>
  • The main file of the document with a different name: <span class="nolink">http://127.0.0.1:8080/nuxeo/nxfile/default/776c8640-7f19-4cf3-b4ff-546ea1d3d496/blobholder:0/mydocument.pdf</span>
  • An attached file of the document: <span class="nolink">http://127.0.0.1:8080/nuxeo/nxfile/default/776c8640-7f19-4cf3-b4ff-546ea1d3d496/blobholder:1</span>
  • A file stored in the given property: <span class="nolink">http://127.0.0.1:8080/nuxeo/nxfile/default/776c8640-7f19-4cf3-b4ff-546ea1d3d496/myschema:content</span>
  • A file stored in the given complex property, downloaded with a specific filename: <span class="nolink">http://127.0.0.1:8080/nuxeo/nxfile/default/776c8640-7f19-4cf3-b4ff-546ea1d3d496/files:files/0/file/myimage.png</span>
  • The main file of the document inside the browser instead of being downloaded:  <span class="nolink">http://127.0.0.1:8080/nuxeo/nxfile/default/776c8640-7f19-4cf3-b4ff-546ea1d3d496?inline=true</span>

 


Other Documentation About URLs

Default URL Patterns URLs for Files

 

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