You will need to send the header information for the file...then you can do
a new header so that you show the "thank you for downloading" page...

Thank you,


-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Stone [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 12:49 PM
To: PHP General
Subject: Re: [PHP] Download Page?

Common question becuase of it's somewhat unintuitive nature, but it is very
simple.  Do a search for keywords "header" and "Content-disposition".  That
should reveal what you want.  Good luck.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick Richardson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 12:38 PM
Subject: [PHP] Download Page?

> Hi all,
> I was wondering how i could make a download 'landing' page, that once a
> has filled out the download form and submitted it, it will send the file
> they are requesting as a download (not display a link to it, or display it
> in the browser) and also render a page that says something like "thanks
> downloading blah blah..." behind it at the same time.
> I would assume i would have to use header() to do this, but i dont know
> where i should start, a/o what headers to send.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks!
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