HTML links...forcing them to open

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  1. Leb_CRX

    Leb_CRX OT's resident terrorist

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    I basically have to link an item (.doc) file and I want it to open directly in the browser window, I do not want the 'file download' box to open up prompting you what to do, I just want the damn thing to open

    anyone know how I can do that?

    thanks
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  2. Penguin Man

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    I don't think you can, unless you want to embed it as an object on the page. Whether or not the file download box comes up is based on the user's browser and plugin settings.
     
  3. Leb_CRX

    Leb_CRX OT's resident terrorist

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    hmmmm ya your right makes sence, but the thing is that now when I click on my link it opens a file download box, but some webpages when I click on the doc files, it opens up...

    there's gotta be a way :/
     
  4. CyberBullets

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    why not convert the doc to html???
     
  5. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    HTML is pretty bad in terms of formatting, but even PDF would be much much better than Word and it would keep all the formatting.
     
  6. Rob

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    Unless you can guarantee the viewer is going to have MS Word then forget about it.
     
  7. Leb_CRX

    Leb_CRX OT's resident terrorist

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    true that I never though of it...
    gonna make it PDF

    thanks for the posts guy!

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