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    Wink How to generate link to PDF from current url

    I've looked on the forums and google for this, and I can't find anything exactly right:

    I have a universal navigation, one link is "Print PDF" - I don't want to hand code each page individually.

    How can I use the current page url - such as "website.com/accomodations.php" to print a PDF named after the page, like "accomodations.pdf", or even better "pdfs/accomodations.php"?

    OR just any way to print a PDF associated with the current page - I guess it doesn't necessarily need to be the URL that links the files.

    Thanks in advance for your help!

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    not really javascript, but have you looked up regular expressions and mod_rewrite?

    You could have php build a url based on the current request and have apache redirect the 'fake' url to the appropriate pdf file based on variable values in the url string.
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