Hi, I recently had this problem and, after hours of hair pulling, found that it seems to work best if you send the words Content-Type and Content-Disposition in **lower case**. Not sure why it has to be like that but it was the only way I found.
HTH, Danny. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tomas Mikulecky" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Friday, April 19, 2002 9:40 AM Subject: [PHP] Discarded extension on file download > Hi > > I am trying to offer downloading files from a web server, using PHP. > > The files are gzipped text and have all .txt.gz extensions. Now while on > Windows systems both IE and Netscape offers to download it under the > full name (althought IE adds [some_number] to the base of the file > name), under Unix or Linux systems (tested with netscape 4.7) the '.gz' > part is discarded from the file name and the file is saved with .txt > only. Downloaded file is still gzipped. > > The part of script serving the files is as follows: > > header("Content-type: application/octet-stream"); > header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=$my_filename"); > echo($file_body); > > What am-I doing wrong? Thanks in advance > > Tom > > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php