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How can i take a url and save target as filename.rtf

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How can i right click on url and save target as filename.rtf automatically using any internet control.
I just want to save report data from website save as rtf extention. If i open url manually my browser converts it to html but i don't want to convert it to html and i'm loosing my spaces from report.
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by:TimCottee
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Here is an api solution, just use your URL and a target filename in place of the given example.

Private Declare Function URLDownloadToFile Lib "urlmon" Alias "URLDownloadToFileA" (ByVal pCaller As Long, ByVal szURL As String, ByVal szFileName As String, ByVal dwReserved As Long, ByVal lpfnCB As Long) As Long
Public Function DownloadFile(URL As String, LocalFilename As String) As Boolean
    Dim lngRetVal As Long
    lngRetVal = URLDownloadToFile(0, URL, LocalFilename, 0, 0)
    If lngRetVal = 0 Then DownloadFile = True
End Function
Private Sub Form_Load()
    'example by Matthew Gates (Puff0rz@hotmail.com)
    DownloadFile "http://www.allapi.net", "c:\allapi.htm"
End Sub
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by:bcp5190
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how can i user above code if i have to enter username and password from proxy logon
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Richie_Simonetti earned 50 total points
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The result "rtf" file should opened only with Word since it renders the html contents of the page, otherwise you only get the html source.
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how can i right click on link and save target as programatically
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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What do you are using to navigate in first place?
Are you using automation? webbrowser control?
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well... thanks.
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