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diar33

Help saving dynamic page to a static file

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Hi everyone,

I am having quite a bit of trouble with a small project of mine. What I am trying to do is take an existing html result page (comes from php, pulls lots of stuff from a database and requires authentication) and turn it into a file I can attach to an e-mail. I would really prefer .pdf, but .doc or .html would be fine. I got it to work with .doc using mime-types and some word xml, but it looks terrible. I also tried .html using curl to open the page and write it to a file, but I couldn't get it to pass the authentication.

Any ideas how I can do this?

To summarize: I just want to be able to send a member of the site a record of their information. If it would be helpful to know more about my specific problem, please let me know.

Thanks in advance,

Travis

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Well it seems like the html file ought to be fairly easy.

I'm having a hard time understanding exactly where the information is comming from, but if I understand right, you want something like:
[code]
<?php
$username = $_POST['username'];
$userinfo1 = $_POST['userinfo1'];
$userinfo2 = $_POST['userinfo2'];
$html="<html><head><title></title></head><body><h1>This is Important User Information:</h1><table><tr><td>Piece of Information #1</td><td>$userinfo1</td></tr><tr><td>Piece of Information #2</td><td>$userinfo2</td></tr></table></body></html>";

$handle = fopen($username.".html", "w");
fwrite($handle, $html);
fclose($handle);
?>
[/code]

Is this the sort of thing you were looking for?

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