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#1 mfrac@witsusa.com

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Posted 21 April 2006 - 02:00 PM

Hi:

I am attempting to do mulitple file downloads using a web browser. The best I could come up with was down loading 1 file (see code below). How would I download 3 files from-server-to-client? For example download 3 files in succession: my_file1.bmp, my_file2.bmp, my_file3.bmp?

Here is my code for 1 file downloading:

<?php 
$filename = "my_file.bmp"; 
$mimetype = 'image/bmp'; 
$data = file_get_contents($filename); 
$size = strlen($data); 
header("Content--Disposition: attachment; filename = $filename"); 
header("Content--Length: $size"); 
header("Content--Type: $mimetype"); 
echo $data; 
?> 

Note, Could not post code (being blocked for some reason) with header correctly having a single hyphen (-).

Some additonal info:
1. Trying to only use a web browswer, not relying on a ftp.
2. Trying to avoid zipping the files at the server.





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