CGI "download" prompt?

Gerhard Häring gh at
Fri Jul 25 16:45:19 CEST 2003

Daniel Orner wrote:
>>Try setting the Content-Type: header to something other than text/html,
>>such as:   application/octet-stream [...]

Erhm. Let's suppose you want to send an RTF file and have the browser 
pop up a save dialog with a certain filename preconfigured:

Then send these headers:

Content-Type: application/rtf
Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=mydocument.rtf

-- Gerhard

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