CGI "download" prompt?

Gerhard Häring gh at
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 for 
details :)

-- Gerhard

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