&nbsp;<BR>Does anyone know how to do this? Or if there are registry settings on the client that affect this?<BR><BR>The default action in Windows Explorer for a word DOT file is NEW, so that when double-clicking on it a new document is created based on the template. How can this functionality be reproduced from a hyperlink on a web page?<BR><BR>By default a link such as &#060;a href="mydoc.dot"&#062;Template&#060;/a&#062; will open the template DOT file itself rather then generate a new document based on it.<BR><BR>cheers then<BR>mf