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cant i access javascript variable after opening ms-word

kesava chaitanya
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Joined: Aug 15, 2001
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i have one jsp file;in that i have written
<script language="JavaScript">
i am able to see ms-word document but i couldnt see output ss on the word document;will jsp doesnt access javascript after calling response.setContentType(("application/ms-word")?;if i want to see ss on the word document thru javascript wat i have to do;
plzz help
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Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
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I'm surprised that MS-Word doesn't complain anything. You need to do much more than just tell the web browser "I'm sending you a Word document" -- you also need to generate the .doc file!
There is an open source project at, which aims to provide Java developers libraries for reading and writing MS Office file formats but unfortunately the Word project is still in its infancy (at least it was when I last checked).

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Marilyn de Queiroz

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Moving to the HTML and JavaScript forum.

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