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save query result in a file and download it

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Hi there,
I am, doing a project in which i need the user to have his account history downloaded. I am, doing this project in PHP and mysql. There is a link on the account history page which reads "Download your account history". The accoutn history has to be fetched from the database tables and then downloaded by the user. I dont know how to do this. This functionality is similar to what we have normally on the mobile phone sites where a user can download his call history as a file. Please help me in this regard as its really very urgent.
Sep 18 '06 #1
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you can do the following:

for example, you can save the file as XML and download it:

header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="myfile.xml"');
header('Content-Type: text/xml');

echo 'dummy text'.$_GET['id'];


and user will see a download pop-up screen with the file name appearing as "myfile.xml".

Sep 28 '06 #2

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