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[nycphp-talk] PHP headers and Mac Machine Downloads

Malcolm, Gary gmalcolm at professionalcredit.com
Wed May 7 14:09:31 EDT 2003


what browser (name and version) are you using... please don't say NS4 :) 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: LY [mailto:heli_travel at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 07 May, 2003 10:59 AM
> To: NYPHP Talk
> Subject: RE: [nycphp-talk] PHP headers and Mac Machine Downloads
> 
> 
> Hi Gary,
> 
> I still can't open it on the Mac. I can open this in windows
> with no problem. It still gives me a url in eMac, it doesn't
> give me the "downloaded.csv".
> Please advise!
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> --- "Malcolm, Gary" <gmalcolm at professionalcredit.com> wrote:
> > this worked for me...
> > 
> >     header("Pragma: ");
> >     header("Cache-Control: ");
> >     header("Expires: Mon, 26 Jul 1997 05:00:00 GMT");
> >     header("Last-Modified: " . gmdate("D, d M Y H:i:s") . "
> > GMT");
> >     header("Cache-Control: no-store, no-cache,
> > must-revalidate");
> >     header("Cache-Control: post-check=0, pre-check=0", false);
> >     header("Content-type:
> > application/csv-tab-delimited-table;");
> >     header("Content-Disposition: attachment;
> > filename=downloaded.csv");
> > 
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: LY [mailto:heli_travel at yahoo.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, 07 May, 2003 9:03 AM
> > > To: NYPHP Talk
> > > Subject: [nycphp-talk] PHP headers and Mac Machine Downloads
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Hi Folks,
> > > 
> > > I got a very interesting question. When I try to use PHP to
> > > produce a dowload file, I usually use header, like this:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > header("Content-Type: application/vnd.ms-excel;
> > > charset=$dest_charset");
> > > print(" " . $content); 
> > > 
> > > I print the very long string out with a specfic header
> > > information.
> > > 
> > > This code works fine on windows, linux machines, but it
> > doesn't
> > > work for Mac. Mac will download an url instead of a excel
> > file.
> > > the above code, will give me aa abc.xls file on windows and
> > > linux, but will give me an url, like
> > > this"http://www.abc.com/app.shtml?nam=a&execid=1212" on Mac,
> > and
> > > I can't open it!
> > > 
> > > This things bother me a lot, Could some one help me out:
> > > 
> > > 1)Do I need to configure browser on that Mac to plug in some
> > > applications?
> > > 
> > > 2)How to change the header to let Mac to download an excel
> > file
> > > with a specified name and extension instaead of a
> > > url(http://www.abc.com/app.shtml?nam=a&execid=1212)
> > > 
> > > Thanks for your help!
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
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