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Saving images using JS

Bob Backlund
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Joined: Jun 05, 2003
Posts: 51
I am trying to create a page that displays a list of images, under each image is a link. When you click on this link I want the IE "Save File" dialog to popup asking the user to save the image to their machine.
I've managed to get this bit to work but I can not get it to save the image, instead if tries to save the actual HTML of the page.
My script code is as follows:
function downloadImage(pid)
document.execCommand("SaveAs",null, IMAGE_NAME);
<a href="javascript ownloadImage('<%=pid%>')">Save Image</a>
Any help would be appreciated

Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63866

As this has nothing to do with JSP, I'm moving it along to the HTML/Javascript forum.

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