or by surrounding the filename with quote marks save "file.php" rather than file.php and it will use exactly what you typed. i don't think it's a notepad / wordpad thing, it seems to happen with any app that uses the standard windows Save As control. J -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Burhan Khalid Sent: 28 April 2004 12:40 To: pixelmech at yahoo.com; thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] re: PHP/Apache [solved] Tom Dell'Aringa wrote: > Gah, my own stupid fault. > > When you create a text file from scratch in wordpad and save it > something you expect to be - like a php file - you need to make sure > it is what you think it is. Take a look at the file in windows > explorer and make sure you have: > > file.php > > NOT > > file.php.txt > > The latter will not work of course :) You can avoid this by choosing "all files" from the save dialog box. Same problem occurs in notepad. -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !