On 17 September 2010 23:25, Jim Lucas <li...@cmsws.com> wrote:
> Catherine Madsen wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I have created a form following the PHP manual to upload files and need
>> to restrict the upload to only PDF.  How do I check the file type
>> ($_FILES['userfile']['type']?) and where: on the form page or on the
>> validation page?  I want to be able to tell the users that their file
>> doesn't have the right format.  Thank you very much for your help!

You need to use something like http://www.fpdf.org/ to try and
actually open the uploaded file - anyone can fake an extension.


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