Use PHP's mail() function to send it to your customer, store in a directory 
from they can FTP it.

Miles

At 08:45 AM 7/27/01 +0700, Sommai Fongnamthip wrote:
>OK. How do I operate when finished generate text file or report file in 
>server?  Could I download it and to view / print from client report viewer?
>
>Sommai
>
>At 09:32 27/7/2001 +0800, Beau Lebens wrote:
>>i am also a tad confused.
>>i have produced numerous reports in differing formats from PHP and a mysql
>>database, using things such as many figures to calculate hours/dollar value
>>for work in a timesheet format, text-based "comment" reports and simple
>>archive reports for student details, these were all just formatted how i
>>wanted them to print in the html, and then the user clicks print in their
>>browser and they have a report.
>>
>>if you are referring to a "Custom Report Style" as in a different file
>>format, then the most useful way I found of doing this is by generating a
>>CSV file, or a tab delimited .txt file, which can then be opened in Excel or
>>similar to display tabulated data, and most programs which manipulate data
>>will accept a CSV file as input, and then manipulate it in different ways
>>from there...
>>
>>hope something in there helps
>>
>>Beau
>>
>>// -----Original Message-----
>>// From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>>// [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
>>// Sent: Thursday, 26 July 2001 9:53 PM
>>// To: Sommai Fongnamthip; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>>// Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] report style printing
>>//
>>//
>>//
>>// I'm confused - what do you mean? When you use the terms
>>// "Browser Style" and
>>// "Custom Report Style" are you referring to style sheets, a
>>// property of a
>>// particular browser, or what?
>>//
>>// If style sheets, keep in mind that different browsers react
>>// in unique ways
>>// to style sheets.
>>//
>>// As I understand PHP you use it to generate HTML output,
>>// which more or less
>>// constrains you to what you see in the browser. You can also
>>// create a text
>>// file and email it to the user, or display it in the browser,
>>// but that will
>>// involve programming the report in PHP, there is no report writer.
>>//
>>// Regards - Miles Thompson
>>//
>>//
>>//
>>// At 10:02 AM 7/26/01 +0700, Sommai Fongnamthip wrote:
>>// >Hi,
>>// >         When I retrieve data to display on web with PHP,
>>// it can print out
>>// > from web in Browser Stlye.  How could we have some PHP
>>// code to retrieve
>>// > current display data into PC and print it with some Custom
>>// Report Style?
>>// >
>>// >Sommai Fongnamthip
>>// >
>>// >
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