Not that i know of. Users can force the dialog manually by right clicking /
Save Target As. Either that or just zip the file.
"John" <jcronlinedashgroup.com> wrote in message
> I generate a report in a comma delimited file and give it
> a name like MyReport.csv . I then set a Hyperlink
> control to point tp the file
> HyperLink1.text = "Download"
> Hyperlink1.NavigateUrl = "MyReport.csv"
> When the user clicks the HyperLink I would always like to
> see the dialog come up that asks if you want to 'Open' the
> file or 'Save' the file to disk.
> I get mixed results. If the client has Excel installed
> then this dialog does not come up and IE pops the file
> into a spread sheet. If Excel is not installed then IE
> pops the file up in a text window (same thing happens if I
> delete the csv from the folder options).
> If I change the file extension to something strange
> like .xyz123 then it always comes up with the dialog but
> I want the user to have the option to save the file as
> Anyway, is there some way to force this to always come up
> with the Open or Save dialog?