CGI "download" prompt?

Irmen de Jong irmen at
Fri Jul 25 18:33:52 CEST 2003

Gerhard Häring wrote:
> 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

I didn't know about Content-Disposition! If this works,
that's very nice-- especially if the filename part of that
header is actually used by the web browser.


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