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Re: [SLUG] Apache serving .doc files



On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 06:00:16PM +1000, Matt Hyne wrote:

> 1. When I click on the link, the file starts downloading as (garbled)
> text into the netscape window.
> 2. If I shift-select the link, I can download the file but then WORD
> cannot read it.

Have you tried using lynx or wget?  Can either of these download the
file correctly?

> Anyone got any ideas - have a got Apache configured wrongly.

It's probably not a problem with Apache, it's more likely to be
Netscape.  Check your Preferences/Navigator/Applications to see what it
does with files with `.doc' extensions.


Cheers,

John
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