On 1 June 2011 06:53, Tamara Temple <tamouse.li...@gmail.com> wrote: > > On May 30, 2011, at 10:01 AM, Jim Giner wrote: > >> Thanks for the attempt Simon, but your code only displayed gibberish. >> While looking around again for help, I found this and it works perfectly: >> >> <?php >> session_start(); >> // >> // Specify the name of the pdf here and the folder >> // >> $pdfname='VFD_ByLaws.pdf'; >> $path='/pdfs/'; >> // >> // the rest will handle the displaying >> // >> header("Cache-Control: no-cache"); >> header("Content-type: application/pdf"); >> header("Location:$path$pdfname"); >> ?> > > I may not be fully understanding this, but if you set a Location: header, > the other headers you've set don't matter at all, since the client will > merely redirect to the page specified by the Location: header.
Yes. That's true. But the URL you link to is the one responsible for sending the headers to download a PDF. Just like if it was a link ... <a href="download_pdf.php">Got your PDF here</a> download.pdf.php would send the appropriate headers. -- Richard Quadling Twitter : EE : Zend : PHPDoc @RQuadling : e-e.com/M_248814.html : bit.ly/9O8vFY : bit.ly/lFnVea -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php