[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Print# report to file, launch MSIE to view, its not there

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From: Heather Donahue <heatherd@...>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 11:51:16 -0800
At 10:16 AM -0800 on 2/13/01, Tony Hansen wrote:


>I'm launching MSIE like this:
>
>vol% = SYSTEM(_aplVol)
>DEF OPEN "WAFFMSIE"
>OPEN "O",1,"REPORT.HTML",, vol%
>...print statements
>CLOSE #2
>FN AEOpenFile("REPORT.HTML", vol%)
>
>Internet Explorer does launch, however it does not display the local
>page. Anyone know why.

Your DEF OPEN "WAFFMSIE" is creating a Explorer Web Archive file. 
Internet Explorer doesn't directly open those files.

For an HTML file change it to DEF OPEN "TEXTMSIE", then your file 
with be recognized by IE as a TEXT file and open it. (TEXT is the 
proper type for an HTML file.)

-- 
Heather Donahue
-- non sum qualis eram