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How to open Excel in JSP

Hi,
I want to open Excel application by clicking on link which should open the file which is in <table><tr><td> format.

I could able to do it by setting content type but the worksheet is opening in the browser itself and not as a seperate excel application.
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cheekycjCommented:
I am not sure if this is accomplishable.  If the mime type is registered to open in the browser it will unless you specify that the file is of an unknown type.

Try various ms-excel content types and file extension combos.

CJ
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ajitmCommented:
I think this depends on versions of browser as well as plugins. So the same plugin with different version behaves differently with the same browser.
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cheekycjCommented:
I don't think a full solution was found, got no feedback.

But a split for the two comments.. btw the two experts.. for effort :-)

CJ
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MoondancerCommented:
Points split, question closed.
Points for ajitm -> http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?qid=20295208
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cheekycjCommented:
Thank you.
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