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Hi, I have a php app that creates some files on the server. The client would like to be able to download all files in a particular directory to their local machine in just one click.

Is this possible? If it is too difficult, I will just have them use an ftp client. But if there is an easy way to integrate this in their app, that would be better.

Thanks.
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I think ZIP file is the way to ago, you will find some helpful information in this post:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Web_Languages/PHP/Q_21377877.html

Another approach:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Web_Languages/HTML/Q_10130726.html?query=download+multiple+files+one+click&clearTAFilter=true

This is in ASP, but might help:
http://www.motobit.com/tips/detpg_multiple-files-one-request/

Or they can use one of these download accelerators which usually have option to download multiple files at once (FlashGet, GetRight, etc...)
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Thanks. I'm just going to configure an ftp client to make it as easy as possible for them. It doesn't sound like it is worth the trouble to re-invent the wheel.
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