I am trying to figure out how to retrieve reports from a web server. The
problem is the reports dont just exist already, you have to fill in a
bunch of info in a little java applet and the server generates it then
you can download it. The applet has a few tabs for things like date,
locations, report details, and output name. So normally I log into the
page (which I think I can figure out, found plenty of examples) then
start filling in the fields of each tab. Then I click a link to
run/download the report and it pops up the usual "Open/Save As/Cancel"
dialog. So basically I'm kind of lost after I log into the page. I guess
the heart of my question would be how to interact with the java applet
on the page so I can fill in the fields, second to that would be how to
accept the download without being prompted with the dialog box or just
handle it in the background. I have been searching around for a little
while this morning but all the examples have mainly to do with
downloading pictures or something like that which I understand. If you
could point me in the direction of any resources that might help me out
with this I would greatly appreciate it.
Thanks
-a

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