Hello, John.

Just use such code:

  header("Content-type: application/octet-stream");
  header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=\"$item[file_name]\"");
  header("Content-length: ".strlen($item[file_content]));
  echo $item[file_content]

This should work...

Mike Tsapenko
Chief of Web-development Dept.

"John Hegele" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> сообщил/сообщила в новостях
> I'm currently building a site for a band and one of the features I'd like
> offer is vCalendar files that the user can download.  I'd like to be able
> pull values from a database to use in the file, but, rather than having
> actual file on the server, I was hoping that I could create the file
> dynamically when the user clicks on a link.  I think this is possible from
> some information I've come across.
> My question here is not regarding anything having to do with the database,
> I'm very familiar with how to pull data from a database with PHP.  I just
> can't figure out how I can generate a file, fill it with values from the
> database and allow the user to download it without the file ever really
> existing on the server.
> Thanks in advance for any help you can give.
> John

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