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From "Jacinto, Alex G (GE Energy)" <alex.jaci...@ps.ge.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Forcing documents to download.
Date Fri, 01 Oct 2004 15:01:08 GMT
do the browser - Save Target As...

is the only solution I can think of

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Mull [mailto:andy@go2nhg.com]
Sent: Friday, October 01, 2004 12:03 PM
To: users@httpd.apache.org
Subject: [users@httpd] Forcing documents to download.


Hello,

While this is most likely a client browser concern, hopefully Apache has a
workaround, or someone on the list has figured it out.

I have a site that allows people to "download" non web files (Word, Excel,
PDF, etc).  On some browsers, it will prompt you to save it to disk...on
others, it will open in the browser window (if you have the appropriate
plug-in).

Is there a way to force the file to be downloaded/saved to disk and bypass
the plug-in?

Thanks for any help!

-Andy  


-- 
Andrew Mull
Niemczyk Hoffmann Group
117 Philadelphia Ave
Shillington, PA  19607
www.go2nhg.com



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