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rewrite address bar url to include index.php if not there

lets say I have the following site
http://mysite.com/mydir/

I need a way do that is a user goes to mysite.com/mydir
they will be redirected to http://mysite.com/mydir/index.php.

I know index.php is the default, but I want this to be displayed in the address bar. can I use mod_rewrite, and if so how.

just to recap I want all valid combinations of urls to display http://mysite.com/mydir/index.php in the address bar. This includes mysite.com/mydir, mysite.com/mydir/index.php, http://mysite.com/mydir.

any help would be great
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shainegordon
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ahoffmannCommented:
Redirect /mysite/   http://www.mysite.com/index.php
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shainegordonAuthor Commented:
I used php instead to check the $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] for the presense of index.php. if not found I echoed a javascript window.location=index.php

that was enough for my needs.
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ahoffmannCommented:
and how about browsers without JavaScript?

Also keep in mind that your browser still requested a file, otherwhise you could not have used php-code on the server.
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I will leave the following recommendation for this question in the Cleanup topic area:

    PAQ - refund

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moduloCommented:
PAQed, with points refunded (100)

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