On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 14:05:40 -0400, Chris Johnston <fuzzylizard at gmail.com> wrote: > Hello, > > In the application that I am working on, I am using j2ee to serve up > an excel spreadsheet. What I wondering is what mime type can I use in > the header to cause the spreadsheet to download instead of opening in > Excel? response.setContentType("application/vnd.ms-excel"); As for whether it opens in Excel or downloads, this is a setting in the browser. When I tried messing with MIME types in order to force a download, it ruined support for the Mac. -- mattwarden mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.