[thelist] Save As Button

Jay Blanchard jay.blanchard at niicommunications.com
Mon Feb 14 12:08:45 CST 2005

A site which supports MSIE 6 only needs to implement a feature whereby
can download CSV files and save them to disk. The boss wants a button on
page which opens a Windows Save As dialog box allowing users to save
CVS file.

As far as I know, this is not feasible. My only solutions as this point
either a form which when submitted, returns to the browser the CVS file.
browser then of course has the 'choice' to either display that file or
the user if he wants to save. I think it will ask him to save. This of
course may depend on individual user settings regarding file types.

Or we could have a link to the CVS file which either works the same way
the user could right-click and Save Target As.

Set the content type of your csv file to multi-part mime and the dialog
should open

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