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Is it possible to open a word document in client side by javascript?

Hemant Agarwal
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Is it possible to open a word document in client side by javascript?
I want to open a word document in windows.
Thanks
Bear Bibeault
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No. You have no access to the client file system.


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Eric Pascarello
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If the document is sitting on the server then you just reference the url to the document and the browser will open it up.

Eric
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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