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Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
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chandra chatterjee

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How to delete a local file on a client machine from server.
Bear Bibeault
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Thankfully, you can't. Imagine the security nightmare if any web site could affect your file system!

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