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sx00199
04-09-2005, 03:47 AM
Is there anyway i can produce a download option by plugins?

My plugin makes a pdf document, i want to have this downloaded.

Since i can't use the php header functions, is there any other way to have this accomplished?

OxnardMontalvo
04-09-2005, 07:55 AM
Use Javascript document.location to load the file after the PDF is generated? (I've done this on at least one project where header() wouldn't work.

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sx00199
04-11-2005, 05:34 AM
no, i ment inside directadmin. I've written a plugin which show a table with links. the links are generated pdf files.

The files are located inside the plugin dir and therefor not direct accessible.

the javascript function will not work

jmstacey
05-07-2005, 12:31 AM
You might be able to have you php script upon request, send out the proper headers for the download type, and then read the file to the downloader using fopen or a similar method.

1024solutions
05-07-2005, 02:46 AM
tried that...There is still some output from the skin, so the pdf is corrupt.

Any other idea's?

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12-25-2006, 05:46 PM
Originally posted by 1024solutions
tried that...There is still some output from the skin, so the pdf is corrupt.

Any other idea's?

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hehachris
12-25-2006, 10:58 PM
my 2 cents.
since the header output in DA page does not like what we would have under Apache, we could do some trick to accomplish.

Eg.
1, place a PHP file "output.php" in /var/www/html
what it does is to output the header() functions...
2, in your plugin, change the link to


<a href="_hostname_/output.php?id=<?=$id?>">DOWNLOAD</a>


remember to change the hostname.

And of course, your output.php should be well protected and should have strict validation.