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I have a c# desktop app which connects to a site via a web browser control. The problem is I need to navigate to a specific section and download a excel file which is generated from a postback. I would like to either automate this process or bypass the file download dialog and save the file directly to a local drive. Problem The link is not a standard url. The site uses a postback script to get the file needed which then displays the file download dialog box. E.g. When you click on the button (javascript: postback) the file download dialog box is automatically loaded.

As stated I want to bypass the save options and automatically store the file in a predefined location. Any help would be much appreciated.

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Posted 3-Nov-12 6:04am
Edited 3-Nov-12 6:11am
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Abhishek Pant at 3-Nov-12 13:59pm
   
Does the application contains self Webbrowser? If not you can't do this with as every user has its account privilege that has option to restrict the process.

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