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Displaying Word (& other) Docs in the Browser.

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I have been able to display a Word document to a browser when using frames.  But does anyone else have any ideas on how to display files in the browser???  
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What do you mean by display files in browser?  Do you mean displaying the content of files other than Word document or displaying content (files name/size) of certain folder?
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You can do it with Internet Explorer just linking to the document. With Netscape, the user have to open another program, in the explorer it's opened inside the browser.
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You are right.  I was hoping that maybe someone else knew of a creative way to show MS documents.  But, it appears the two options are to just use a link or to utilize frames...  Oh well.  Thanks fateros.
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