Desformat=SPREADSHEET Prompts The User To 'Save As' Whereas PDF Does Not

(Doc ID 2035717.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Running a report in IE with rwservlet to desformat=spreadsheet/enhancedspreadsheet prompts the user to "Save As". The goal is to open in Excel but it does not open Excel for import. Desformat=PDF for the same report functions as expected and opens the report in the PDF reader.




In Internet Explorer, it displays:



 Using Internet Explorer later than v8 to open with MS Excel. 


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