Base 64 Encoder/decoder here...


Thank you for all of the responses.

My first task was to learn about Base64. I learned a lot from Scott Klements
(thank you!) article .

Since then I have tried several things. As previously mentioned, we use
AlternaTIFF to view our tiff images. Their documentation suggests a number of
methods to embed TIFF documents with HTML. At the moment, the most promising seems
to be the OBJECT tag. Their example looks like this -

<object width=200 height=200
<param name="src" value="tiffdocument.tif">
<param name="negative" value="yes">

Note: the value for CLASSID forces the browser to use the AlternaTIFF viewer.

I then searched how to use Base64 with the OBJECT tag and came up with this -

<object id="test" width=100% height=75%
data="data:application/x-oleobject;base64, .......Base64 data..........

My problem is thast I am not sure that the encoding is properly working. I
searched for sites that would test Base64 data as well as sample Base64 data - but
I had no luck.

Any thoughts, comments, or suggestions?



p.s. This application is for internal use only with IE.

From: Joe Wells
Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2011 11:38 AM
To: 'web400@xxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: How to use "Content-type: multipart..." with CGI

A little back ground -

1) We use CGI (similar to, but not CGIDEV) for our web based applications
2) We have written a web based viewer for our imaging repository,
3) We use Alternatiff to display the tiff images from our web based viewer. These
images open in a separate window and are streamed to the browser with a mime type
of "Content-Type: image/tiff". This works very well.

Now the question -

I would like to display some other HTML above the image. Thoughts on how this
could be done? I have experimented with "Content-type: multipart....", but have
not had any luck.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.


This is the Web Enabling the AS400 / iSeries (WEB400) mailing list
To post a message email: WEB400@xxxxxxxxxxxx
To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options,
or email: WEB400-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives

As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.

This thread ...


Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2022 by and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].

Operating expenses for this site are earned using the Amazon Associate program and Google Adsense.