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    Can't download from my link

    I have placed some mp3 files into a folder in my httpdocs.
    Then I emailed the link to a file.

    When I select the emailed link, the mp3 plays. But I'd like to download the file, but I don't see where/how.

    When I right click the link, my only choices are:
    Select All
    Look Up...
    Translate...

    The greyed-out (unavailable) choices are:
    Cut
    Copy
    Paste
    Clear

    Shouldn't it be when I right click the link the choices should be
    Save
    Save As

    How can I do this correctly so it's easy to download the file?

    Thanks.

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    If you access the file via the browser how does it play?

    Via quicktime? ...

    You should be able to go "file >> save as" within the browser...
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    thanks

    Thanks for your reply.

    Yes, the files plays via Quicktime, from the link or from the browser.

    Save
    Save as
    and
    Edit

    are all unavailable (greyed-out) in the File > list, from the link and from the browser.

    Any thoughts/suggestions/remedies would be appreciated.

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    What browser are you using?
    Maybe you could specify a differnet default application for MP3 playback within your browser settings...
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    thanks

    Thanks for your reply.

    I am using IE.

    Can you clarify what you mean by "specify a differnet default application for MP3 playback within your browser settings"?

    thanks again

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    Just to confirm, if you you go "ALT+F" > 'Save as'... It's greyed out? ... weird...

    Is it opening in the quicktime plugin - within the browser? or does it actually open up quicktime?
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    thanks

    Thanks for your reply.

    Yes, in Alt-F, Save & Save As are greyed-out.

    When I double click the link in the email message, quicktime is the next thing I see and the mp3 plays.

    When I put the url link into the browser bar, quicktime is the next thing I see and the mp3 plays.

    Any other help or suggestions would be appreciated.


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