open a document from an applet

Discussion in 'Java' started by John Smith, Nov 2, 2006.

  1. John Smith

    John Smith Guest

    Is it possible to open a document (pdf/word/excel) from an applet i.e. start
    an application and open a specified file. I know the sandbox is a
    restriction but can we get round this using a signed applet.

    Thanks

    Jon
     
    John Smith, Nov 2, 2006
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  2. Thomas Weidenfeller, Nov 2, 2006
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