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Old June 9th, 2004, 09:14 AM
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Default Issue of downloading Excel file(resent)

Hi there,
I have an asp program that generate Excel file it works on my local machine. But when It is deployed to web server(IIS 5) and if excel file is big, the IE could not download it. For a small file it is all right. I changed server.scripttime into 900 seconds, but it does not work yet. By the way I use HTTPS. Any one who knows how to fix it please help. Thanks a lot.
The following code is example of my ASP file.

<%@ Language=VBScript %>

    Rs.Open strSQL, cnString

    if not rs.EOF then
        Response.Write("<table border=1 align=center cellSpacing=0 > ")
        'Display details of the records in the current page
            Response.Write(" <tr> ")

            for i=0 to fldsNum-1
                Response.Write("<td>"&Rs.Fields.Item(i).Name&" </td>")
            Response.Write(" </tr> ")
        while not rs.EOF
            Response.Write(" <tr> ")

            for i=0 to fldsNum-1
                Response.Write("<td nowrap>"&Rs.Fields.Item(i).Value&" </td>")
            Response.Write(" </tr> ")
        Response.Write(" </table><BR> ")
        Response.Write("<p> Records found: "&jj&"</P><BR><BR>")
        Response.Write("No records are found in this search!")
    end if
    set rs=nothing

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Where do you get your data from? Can you post your strSQL and cnString values here?

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This may be a cross post of http://p2p.wrox.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=14662
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excel has a record limitation of 65000 records.... Also in my experience creating xls files from web, from time to time the users browser cache had to be cleared or it messed with old xls files in tmps... Maybe no help, but limiting excel output to 65,000 or less (actually 65,536 or something close) and clearing there temp internet files always solves my excel issues...

sorry if not much help..
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