This forum's file manager can't handle "large" files 100KB

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cornflake
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This forum's file manager can't handle "large" files 100KB

Post by cornflake » Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:13 pm

I've noticed several of the last few times I've attempted to upload pictures as attachments they won't upload. Instead there will be a yellow icon with an exclamation point and no notice of what happened. Clicking on the yellow icon shows this:

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I realized that what was happening is large files were failing to be moved and the small ones weren't. I think you should increase these limits or at least come up with a better way to explain to the user what is happening. Here's a picture that can be used to reproduce: https://i.imgur.com/acZ669C.png

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Re: This forum's file manager can't handle "large" files 100KB

Post by Barb@Invincea » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:02 am

Hello cornflake,

I was able to attach the picture you posted by resizing it to 100KB
If you need to upload bigger files, you can use a free file hosting website just like you did with the image at the end of your post.

As for the error messages, I am not seeing a way to change those. If I get a chance, I'll search the phpBB3 forums to see if there's any way to make them easier to spot.

Regards,
Barb.-

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