General: Getting docs to open in application as opposed to browser

To get internet explorer to open documents in the native application instead of the browser window, you must alter a computer setting (not an Internet Explorer setting).

  • Open windows explorer
  • Select tools then folder options from the menu
  • Click the file types tab on the dialog window
  • Select the relevant doctype and click the advanced button
  • Check or uncheck the browse in same window checkbox as appropriate


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