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Is there any way to get javascript to open a file using the "Open with..." dialog?

Apr 6th, 2008 19:50
ha mo, Andy Cork, Colin Fraser,


No. In ots most simple terms, Javascript works at a browser level, you
are asking it to work at the operating system level, not a good idea...
Andy:
Ok, thanks a lot....looks like we're looking at installing a client 
side activeX control to do some work with the OS for us (we have 
control over most of the clients so this solution seems to be a 
reasonable one). The activeX object will just be made available for 
download from every other client...
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