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Forced Download

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Submitted on: 1/6/2015 2:31:00 AM
By: Lewis E. Moten III (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 12 Users
Compatibility: ASP (Active Server Pages)
Views: 1809
 
     Forces users to have choice of downloading a binary file. This was becomming a problem with Word documents - as they would either open within the browser or open externally. You may need to change the FileName variable.
 
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'**************************************
' Name: Forced Download
' Description:Forces users to have choice of downloading a binary file. This was becomming a problem with Word documents - as they would either open within the browser or open externally. You may need to change the FileName variable.
' By: Lewis E. Moten III (from psc cd)
'**************************************

<%
Dim Stream
Dim Contents
Dim FileName
FileName = "History12.doc"
Response.ContentType = "application/octet-stream"
Response.AddHeader "content-disposition", "attachment; filename=" & FileName
Set Stream = server.CreateObject("ADODB.Stream")
Stream.Open
Stream.LoadFromFile Server.MapPath(FileName)
Contents = Stream.ReadText
Response.BinaryWrite Contents
Stream.Close
Set Stream = Nothing
%>


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