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Adding a Website Icon to the clients Desktop

Nik
Hi everyone,

Is there anyway of letting the user click on a link or image, and
saving a shortcut icon to the users desktop?

Thanks

Nik
Jul 20 '05 #1
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"Nik" wrote on 15/11/2003:
Hi everyone,

Is there anyway of letting the user click on a link or image, and
saving a shortcut icon to the users desktop?


In short, no.

There is no function for this in any version of JavaScript, and
methods for adding to a browser's 'Favourites' or 'Links' list is
specific to each browser.

Mike

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Michael Winter
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Jul 20 '05 #2
Nik wrote on 15 nov 2003 in comp.lang.javascript:
Is there anyway of letting the user click on a link or image, and
saving a shortcut icon to the users desktop?


This would be a security breach. You would make a file on the clients
machine!

Tell the user to drag the address icon to the desktop.

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Evertjan.
The Netherlands.
(Please change the x'es to dots in my emailaddress)
Jul 20 '05 #3
Nik wrote:
Hi everyone,

Is there anyway of letting the user click on a link or image, and
saving a shortcut icon to the users desktop?


Why would I want to allow you to clutter my desktop?
--
Don't you hate when your hand falls asleep and you know it will be up
all night.

Jul 20 '05 #4

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