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JavaScript to SaveTarget

Kevin P Smith
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Joined: Feb 18, 2005
Posts: 362
Hi guys, need a little help here.

I have a site where you can search through a number of files on a database.
Now I need somesort of download function where I can provide the URL and the user can download the file to thwir local machine.

I tries the SaveAs function but it just tries to save the whole page as an HTML. Is their any sort of SaveTargetAs function I can use?
Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15385
Why don;t you just say on the page (Right click on the link to save)

The SaveAs code you are using is probably IE only also.

Kevin P Smith
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Joined: Feb 18, 2005
Posts: 362
Because I need to record each download so I know who downloaded what/when and my boss would never accept a "right-click here to save" option as a solution. He'll want a button/icon you click on which loads a save window where you select your Desktop/My Documents and lisk save/download
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