ob_get_contents() appears to be exactly what I needed. Thanks for
putting me on the right track! :)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: CC Zona [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2002 6:49 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: [PHP] Re: Getting an include file into a string after PHP
> evaluates the vars?
> In article <007601c1a91f$ea9ecac0$6401a8c0@kevin>,
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Kevin Stone) wrote:
> > I don't know why I didn't think of this ahead of time but in order
> > produce the HTML-based ePostcard email I have to get the evaluated
> > template into a string.
> > I can fopen() the template file and read it into a string but the
> > won't evaluate. And since most of the template is HTML with some
> > Did I paint myself into a corner here? Or is there a way out that I
> > just don't see.
> You could use output buffering. Start a buffer, include template(s),
> manipulate buffer content, end/flush the buffer.
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