Output buffering will do it.
Also I am not sure but did you try retrieving content with fopen() ?
$file = 'invoicetable_bottom.php';
worth trying. Easier than output buffering
From: Puiu Hrenciuc [mailto:hp...@xentra.ro]
Sent: Wednesday, September 23, 2009 1:36 PM
Subject: [PHP] Re: How to take output from an include, and embed it into a
The simplest way (actually the single way I know :) ) would be to
capture the output using output buffering functions, something like this:
// start output buffering
// include the file that generates the HTML (or whatever content)
// get output buffer content
// clean output buffer and stop buffering
// the content generated in the included file is now in $output variable
// use it as you consider fit
Rob Gould wrote:
> I have an invoice table that is drawn on a number of pages, so I have
> all the logic in an include-file like this:
> include "invoicetable_bottom.php";
> However, now I'm needing to take the output from that include file and
> pass it as an email. To do that, I need to somehow take the output from
> this include file and get it into a variable somehow. Is there a simple
> way to do this?
> Something like: $emailtcontent = include "invoicetable_bottom.php"?
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