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Setting the size of file to upload

Thread began 12/30/2012 7:00 pm by thehalpeen319342 | Last modified 1/04/2013 2:40 pm by thehalpeen319342 | 1822 views | 26 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

  There is one little bug in Chrome and Firefox. If a user tries to upload a photo over the limit size - they get the validation message. If they hit cancel, they are brought back to another page and if they attempt to retry to add a member including a photo, the validation message is still displayed - see screenshot attached.  



this is not a bug, the validation failure is stored in a session, the session will not be cleared until the form submits correctly.

if you look at the code for the validation, you will see a line that sets the session. for example on the update page you sent, it looks like this:

php:
$_SESSION['WAVT_updatemember_Errors'] = "";



the session name will change based on the page name.

you can add code after the </html> tag to clear the session if you like, for example:

php:
<?php if(isset($_SESSION['WAVT_updatemember_Errors'])) unset($_SESSION['WAVT_updatemember_Errors']); ?>



  Also on the Update_member.php page I've entered in the exact same upload validation details. It won't upload files larger than 512kb (correct) - but no validation message is appearing. The validation message appears in the add_member.php, which we sorted last night, but not in this update/edit page - see attached zip.  



it looks to me like you copied the validation show if code from the add member page to the update member page. The validation show if code cannot be copied from one page to another. the validation show if code is unique to each page. you need to apply the validation show behavior manually rather than copying the code.

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