#jquery tip: How to send the user a dynamically-created file via AJAX

Scenario: you are building a web-based report mechanism with options, filters, etc. You display the results via an AJAX call and then you want to have an "Export to Excel" button. What do you do? The good fellows from the filament group have an elegant solution.

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jQuery Plugin for Requesting Ajax-like File Downloads | Filament Group, Inc., Boston, MA