On Fri, 2003-02-14 at 03:09, Ruth Zhai wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I want to dump some data from mysql into a file, and use php to force the browser to 
>pop a download file window.  This seems a simple procedure, but I am having trouble 
>to make it work with IE.  The following is what I did:
> ********************************
> ob_start();
> $query = "SELECT * FROM table"; 
> $result=mysql_query($query); 
> while($row=mysql_fetch_array($result)) 
> { 
>    echo $row['data']; 
> } 
> header("Cache-control: private"); 
> header("Content-Type: application/txt"); 
> header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=test.txt);  

Did you try with header("Content-Type: application/octet-stream"); 
                header("Content-transfer-encoding: binary\n");

> //Note: I also tried:  header("Content-Disposition: inline; filename=test.txt); 
> ob_end_flush(); 
> *********************************
> It seems OK with Netscape, but with IE, all I got is all data displayed on the 
>screen even with ob_start().  I also tried "echo" the data after "header()", I have 
>the same result.  I have spent a long time on this, and searched for information on 
>www.php.net, but can not find an answer.  Your help is highly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance.
> Ruth

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