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Old 03-18-2010, 08:02 AM
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Post FORCE TO DOWNLOAD TEXT FILE SCRIPT

Someone help me Please.
I have a TEXT FILE on my website that I want visitors to download. When I link it, instead of downloading, it will open in a browser.

How can I go about it.
 
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You can output headers with PHP, something like:
PHP Code:
 header('Content-Type: application/force-download');
 
header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="'.$name.'"');
 
header("Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary");
 
header('Accept-Ranges: bytes'); 
where $name is the path to the file to be downloaded.
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Old 03-19-2010, 03:23 AM
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RE: FORCE TO DOWNLOAD TEXT FILE SCRIPT

Thank you. Let me try it.
 
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