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Topic: Cgi to Download FDF
Conf: (P-PDF) Beginners, Msg: 75760
From: ostony
Date: 11/6/2002 02:34 AM

I have a client that has asked I create a cgi script that will allow users to download an FDF file that I've placed on our apache server.

I'm using this code to attempt to download the FDF, but it is downloading a ZERO K document:

#!/usr/local/bin/perl

use CGI;
use CGI::Carp(fatalsToBrowser);
if ( $ENV{'HTTP_USER_AGENT'} =~ /MSIE/i ) {
print "Content-Type: application/vnd.fdf; name=\"test.FDF\"\n";
print "Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=\"test.FDF\"\n";
} else {
print "Content-Type: application/octet-stream; name=\"test.FDF\"\n";
print "Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=\"test.FDF\"\n";
}
print "Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary\n";
print "Content-Length: 381952\n\n";

exit;

Does anyone have any sample scripts or know how I can download the FDF and save to dkisk via browser? I do not want the FDF to open up in the browser window.

Thanks,
Tony


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