[Catalyst] Force file download

Andy Grundman andy at hybridized.org
Fri Jul 29 18:05:32 CEST 2005

Kevin Old wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I'm generating a spreadsheet for a page in a site I'm developing in
> Catalyst, and I'd like to force the user to download the file.  This
> is working quite well, when I make the content_type:
> $c->res->headers->content_type('application/octet-stream');
> I'd also like to force a filename too, but this doesn't seem to work:
> $c->res->headers->header('Content-Disposition: attachment;
> filename=search.xls');
> Any ideas what I might be able to do to get this working?

See the fullcsv method in the ServerDB Report controller, it does 
exactly what you need. :)



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