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response.setContentType("application/vnd.ms-excel"); give warning in 2007

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Hi ,

I am developing some content and that will 1st diapsly in HTML after that it will convert to XLS
so i am using response.setContentType("application/vnd.ms-excel");

its working fine upto 2003 ms excel but 2007 its give waraning msg and open

can you tell me why it happen and how to slove this ??

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I'm wondering why you're setting that content type if it's first html?
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by:Sathish David Kumar N
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sorry typo error
Its JSp
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OK. What warning message are you getting?
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by:Sathish David Kumar N
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The file format is not supported do u want to continoue ?
yes no .
if i press yess then it will open normaly
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thats an application issue, changing the content type is not going to make any difference

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The most effective workaround is to create a .xls file and point the user to that file.

The warning was added to Excel in 2007:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948615

Long discussion from a Web developer's standpoint here:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vsofficedeveloper/archive/2008/03/11/excel-2007-extension-warning.aspx

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