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[aprssig] ARRL APRS Power Point update

Matthew Stennett wa4tkg at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 23 05:49:05 UTC 2006


I just downloaded that link and it opened just fine
running my version of PowerPoint for Mac, v2004.



--- "Stephen H. Smith" <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:

> hgerhardt at wavecable.com wrote:
> > It appeared to download OK but it will not open in
> Power Point.  I get an
> > error message as follows:
> >
> >     The path or file name for C:\Documents and
> Settings\Herb\Local
> > Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Contents.IE5\CZR
> TFALS\APRS-2006[1].ppt is
> > Invalid
> >
> > I am running WinXP Home with IE6 and Office 97.
> >
> > Clicking on Bob's Link it downloads the file as an
> Open File.  Is there a
> > way to download it first and then open it later? 
> Any ideas?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Herb, KB7UVC
> > NW APRS Group, West Sound Coordinator
> > Our WEB Site:  http://www.nwaprs.info
> >
> >
> >   
> 
> 
> 
> The standard Windows convention  for this is: 
> 
>      Left   Click On A Linked File  - Open in place
> in the browser
> 
>      Right Click On A Linked File  - Produces a
> context menu;  one item 
> is "Save target as..." or "Save file as..."
>                                                     
>      which will 
> then prompt you for a location on your hard disk to
> download the file.  
> 
> Many applications attach themselves to your
> browser(s) during install so 
> that their filetypes can be opened in place in the
> browser.   If the 
> program for a particular file type has not been
> registered as a "browser 
> helper" or plug-in (i.e. the browser doesn't know
> what to do with that 
> kind of file),  then either a left OR right click
> will prompt for a 
> download. 
> 
> This convention holds for Acrobat PDF documents, MS
> Office files (.DOC, 
> .XLS, .PPT, etc), Windows Media Video (.WMA, etc),
> sound files (.MP3, 
> .WAV, etc) and many other file types. 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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