have an application which i wrote which generates a report and exports data to MS excel. When i attempt to open the doco without saving it first (by selecting 'Open' from the File Downloader), the application opens the doco with a weird name rather than the name i am setting in the application. Cant figure out why its doing that, has anyone come across this sort if problem before ??
You normally set the file name in the content disposition header. Most self-respected web browsers respects and takes its value.
Only some widely used web browser developed by a team in Redmond completely ignores it and takes the part after the last slash in the request URL as file name. If it isn't present, then a temporary file name will be generated. Sad, but true. Fortunately its market coverage continues shrinking as for now.