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Problem: Output type of image is incorrect when using OUTPUT in request

Description

OUTPUT request can output the incorrect image type.

For example:

Code:
<OUTPUT name="c:\arcims\website\myfile3.jpg" url="http://washoe/website/myfile3.jpg" />

AND

the default output type of the Service is PNG, the output file generated will be: 'myfile3.jpg.png'

Cause

This is a known limitation with ArcIMS.

Solution or Workaround

Always specify the attribute 'type' when using the OUTPUT request.

For example:

Code:
<OUTPUT name="c:\arcims\website\myfile3.jpg" url="http://washoe/website/myfile3.jpg" type="jpg" />