CGI "download" prompt?

Gerhard Häring gh at ghaering.de
Fri Jul 25 19:37:04 CEST 2003


Irmen de Jong wrote:
> 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.

That's what it is about. See http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2183.html for 
details :)

-- Gerhard





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