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Thread began 3/15/2022 11:07 am by msmoose2400634 | Last modified 3/18/2022 6:19 am by Ray Borduin | 443 views | 2 replies |

msmoose2400634

Download file using File Manipulation

I have a dynamic recordset from a recordset named rs_league_docs which displays a list of the league documents; I want the visitor to be able to click a league document name and have the actual .pdf downloaded. I have read through the File Manipulation and I am not understanding the process. I have copied and pasted the code; but also attached a screenshot and the actual .php page. (As always thank you for your assistance)

<table width="195" border="0" cellpadding="5">
<tbody>
<tr>
<td>
<?php
WA_DFP_SetupDownloadStatusStruct("WA_DownloadResult1");
if(($_SERVER["REQUEST_METHOD"] === "POST") && (isset($_SERVER["HTTP_REFERER"]) && strpos(urldecode($_SERVER["HTTP_REFERER"]), urldecode($_SERVER["SERVER_NAME"].$_SERVER["PHP_SELF"])) > 0) && isset($_POST)){
WA_DFP_DownloadFile("WA_DownloadResult1", "LGADocs/docs/", "".($rs_leagueDocs->getColumnVal("docname")) ."", "[FileName]", false, false, false, "", "", "", "");
}
?>
</td>
<td><h3><?php echo ($rs_leagueDocs->getColumnVal("docname")); ?></h3></td>
</tr>
</tbody>
</table>

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doc8.pdf
home5.php
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Ray BorduinWebAssist

Create a blank page with the file download behavior.

Link to the page where you want to have the download file on your site and pass the id of the associated record in the url.

On the download page, add a recordset that filters by the id you passed in and apply the download server behavior that can get the file location for the download from the recordset.

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msmoose2400634

Well again you are my hero, thank you. I have to do a little bit of clean up visually, but it worked like a charm. One or two more hurdles and I think I can finish re-writing the website, now that I have some additional knowledge without having to depend on you so much. But again thank you for all of your support and assistance. -Karen

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