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Online Freddy Topic starter
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Can't upload avatar


Not sure why, I'm trying to upload a new avatar, but get this :

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An Error Has Occurred!
Your attachment couldn't be saved. This might happen because it took too long to upload or the file is bigger than the server will allow.

Please consult your server administrator for more information.

I've attached the image it doesn't like.


* animal.jpg (21.99 KB, 100x100 - viewed 500 times.)
Posted June 17, 2016, 00:05:06 AM Logged

Offline DaveMorton
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Re: Can't upload avatar


I tried to convert the file to PNG, but had the same problem. But then I tried converting it to a GIF, and was able to save the avatar that way, so try this one:


* animal_100.gif (9.97 KB, 100x100 - viewed 508 times.)
Posted June 17, 2016, 00:14:17 AM Logged
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Offline DaveMorton
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Re: Can't upload avatar


I think that the problem is that the JPG and PNG images were too large with regard to file size. The JPG was 21kb while the PNG was 34kb

Posted June 17, 2016, 00:15:22 AM Logged
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Online Freddy Topic starter
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Re: Can't upload avatar


Good thinking Batman  thumbsup

Many thanks !

Posted June 17, 2016, 00:17:27 AM Logged

Offline DaveMorton
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Re: Can't upload avatar


No worries, Mate. I've got your back. Cheesy

Posted June 17, 2016, 00:21:33 AM Logged
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Offline Carl2
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Re: Can't upload avatar


  I ran into the same thing when trying to upload an avatar. Good work Dave and thanks.
Carl2

Posted June 17, 2016, 00:38:40 AM Logged

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Re: Can't upload avatar


Nice avatar Freddy  Smiley

The maximum file size is 10KB

I've added the file size to the description on the up-load form in the profiles, that should help.

Now it reads:

( Maximun Size 100 X 100 / 10KB )

Posted June 17, 2016, 01:38:21 AM Logged

Offline DaveMorton
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Re: Can't upload avatar


So that limits the images to either GIFs, or moderately deeply compressed JPG images. Good to know Smiley

Posted June 17, 2016, 02:39:31 AM Logged
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Re: Can't upload avatar


Well not exactly Dave, as long as it's no larger than 10k it will work.

<--- My avatar is a 3.7KB .PNG

Here, the animal avatar converted to a 6.5k PNG.


* animal2.png (6.58 KB, 100x100 - viewed 461 times.)
Posted June 17, 2016, 12:08:44 PM Logged

Offline DaveMorton
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Re: Can't upload avatar


Oops? Forgot to mention 8 bit PNGs. Smiley

Posted June 17, 2016, 13:42:07 PM Logged
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