Stop excel files opening in IE

  cherria 17:47 17 Nov 2004

If I click a link to an excel file in IE, then it opens with excel embedded in IE. I don't want this to happen. When I click a link to an excel file, I want it to open in Excel, is there a setting I need to turn on or off to stop this happening.

  VoG II 17:50 17 Nov 2004

I don't think so. Why not right click the link and Save Target As.

  cherria 18:03 17 Nov 2004

This particular file is coming from a java application that generates a .csv file which then auto loads in embedded excel inside IE

I want it to open straight into native excel so the full features of excel are available, I'll keep searching Google unless anybody here has solved this before.

  VoG II 18:07 17 Nov 2004

Try a search at click here

  cherria 18:16 17 Nov 2004

thanks, you'll probably see the same post pop up there any second.

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