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Is it true that an SIGNED applet running within a browser can open files and read/write to them on the local machine? Do you know of a demo where I can see an applet e.g. opening and Excel file and sending data to it?
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>>Is it true ...

Yes

You need the POI api to write to Excel. There are examples on this site and in the download:

http://jakarta.apache.org/poi/index.html
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by:audreyy
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Thanks

CEHJ - We currently already have POI running within the Webstart environment. The question is specifically seeking an example of it running in a signed applet within a browser. Do you know of any such examples?

object - these links seem to have expired.
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>>The question is specifically seeking an example of it running in a signed applet within a browser

I what way, would you imagine, would that be any different?
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> these links seem to have expired.

they work fine from here. Perhaps the server was down when you tried.

> Do you know of any such examples?

Thoses links contain examples of using both POI and JDBC to access Excel files.
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