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Hi,
I am using in JS the save dialog:
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  1. window.document.execCommand('SaveAs', true, "NewFile");
the save dialog appears,
but in the combo box of "Save as type" there's only html.
I want to know if I could put there different file types, like txt, xls...
and how...

Thanks for helping!
May 3 '09 #1
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acoder
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I don't think there is. In fact, in some versions of IE, if you specify a non-text file, it will not even work without a hotfix. It also goes without saying that this works in IE only, so should be avoided if possible - it's better to go server-side.
May 3 '09 #2
rnd me
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usually you can simply specify a file extension in the filename box of a saveAs dialog, over-riding what the type combo says.
May 13 '09 #3

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