Re: Linking to Excel files?

by "rudy" <r937(at)>

 Date:  Fri, 15 Mar 2002 09:45:48 -0500
 To:  "Dane Robison" <dane(at)>,
  todo: View Thread, Original
> The hitch, apparently, is that our office uses the Windows 
> version of MSIE as a browser and I'm told that browser always
> tries to open Excel files itself, rather than launching them in the 
> Excel application. 

yeah, isn't microsoft smart?  smarter than us, apparently

>A second option may exist. If it's possible, it would actually 
>be preferable to set this up so that an HTML page loads its info 
>based on a designated Excel worksheet. 

this is possible, albeit with more microsoft coding 


  Using Excel Spreadsheets as Web Data Sources


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