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Export from Lotus Domino to Excel from Web Application

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I'm trying to run an agent from the web to export data to Excel. I've installed Excel on the server from MS Office 2000, I can install excel from office 2k7 if it's recommended.

Users could be using IE, FF or a browser on an MAC.

The server is giving me the following error on the SaveAs line-

Microsoft Excel: The file could not be accessed. Try one of the following:
Make sure the specified folder exists.
Make sure the folder that contains the file is not read-only.
Make sure the filename does not contain any of the following characters: < > ? [ ] : or *.
Make sure the file/path doesn't contain more than 218 characters.
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Code below. I've seen a lot of posts around this subject, either they are for the notes client or not Script based, but none seem to provide a solution for the error that I'm having.

Dim session  As NotesSession
Dim db	As NotesDatabase
Dim doc	As NotesDocument
Set session	= New NotesSession
Set db	= session.currentDatabase

Dim myobject	As Variant
Dim mysheet	As Variant
	
Set myobject = createObject("Excel.application")
	
myobject.workbooks.add
	
Set mysheet = myobject.workbooks(1).Worksheets(1)
	
mysheet.name = "Review"
mysheet.cells(2, 5).value="Transfer to Excel"
myobject.visible=True
mySheet.SaveAs "C:\\test\\test.xls"
myobject.quit

Set myobject = Nothing	' free up the memory

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