JSI Tip 10374. Internet Explorer prompts you to Open/Save Microsoft Office files streamed from an ASP Web page?

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 296717 contains the following description:

When you use an Active Server Pages (ASP) page to stream back the binary contents of an Office file, such as a Microsoft Word document or a Microsoft Excel workbook, you may be prompted to specify whether to open the file directly or save the file...

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