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ICS is recognized as PDF file

Posted: April 2, 2013 at 4:56 am


Raedorah

April 2, 2013 at 4:56 am

When I click on the iCal file icon link to save the event when I click it, my computer is recognizing the file as a PDF and asking me to save or open the file as a PDF. The same behavior exists on your demo site: http://eventespresso.com/testdrive/

Are the http headers correctly configured in the php file? I haven’t looked, just asking if this might be the issue.

//set correct content-type-header
header('Content-type: text/calendar; charset=utf-8');
header('Content-Disposition: inline; filename=calendar.ics');

Thanks for your help,
~C


Dean

April 2, 2013 at 5:26 am

Hello Carlene,

What browser and version are you using as I had no issues downloading the file from the test drive site in the latest Chrome, Firefox and IE10.

Firefox does try to open the file as a pdf, but saves it correctly, which is the point, it isn’t meant to be opened by anything other than email calendars.


Raedorah

April 5, 2013 at 7:03 pm

Thanks for the feedback. Safari users eagerly await the fix;)


Sidney Harrell

April 7, 2013 at 7:15 pm

Developer ticket created and fix posted.
Thank You.


Raedorah

April 8, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Where is the fix? Please provide info, thanks!


Sidney Harrell

April 9, 2013 at 9:12 am

Sorry, should have been more clear. The fix has been posted to the development team, who will review it, test it, and merge it into the next version release.

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