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Im using winhttp to post variables to a form what the form does is then send back two headers

header("Content-type: application/force-download");
header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=file.txt");

the problem is how can i make it actually download the file.txt since it is being forced..

Func postToDownloadPage($Site, $strPost)
    $oHTTP = ObjCreate("winhttp.winhttprequest.5.1")
    $oHTTP.Open("POST", $Site, False)
    $oHTTP.SetRequestHeader("User-Agent", "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/2009042316 Firefox/3.0.10 (.NET CLR 4.0.20506)")
    $oHTTP.setRequestHeader("Content-Type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded")
    Return $oHTTP.ResponseBody
EndFunc  ;==>postToDownloadPage

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Doesn't the header imply, that the file is already in the attached message body? Looks to me like the initiation of a file transfer.

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Can I assume that $Post is a typo and should be $strPost in $oHTTP.Send($Post) ??

I think you should be able to use $oHTTP.ResposeStream to return an iStream object and then use its methods to write the file: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa380034(VS.85).aspx


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