Open Excel in Broswer (IE)

Posted on 2005-03-06
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Last Modified: 2008-02-01
Does anyone know why there is a dialog box to ask me to "open, save, cancel" when opening a excel file which generated from an aspx page? Why when open a pdf file, the IE will not show this dialog box but open it in the brower?

I want the the excel to be openned in the IE broswer automatically without showing the dialog box. I have MS excel installed and I have checked "Browse in same window" in Windows Explore -> Folder Options -> File Types -> XLS.

What else I have to do?
Question by:Koala119
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sajuks earned 2000 total points
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//try tgis
   1. Go to Start, Settings, Control Panel
   2. Open Folder Options
   3. Click on the File Types tab
   4. Click on the XLS file type
   5. Click the Advanced button
   6. Uncheck the "Confirm open after download" checkbox to have the file open in the broswer without being prompted
   7. Click OK

Author Comment

ID: 13474188
hmm... actually I have tried to change it this morning but didn't work, but now works?!??

Anyway, thanks sajuks! 500pts!
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:-) Thanks for the points and grade

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