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Help Uploading a file.

Discussion in 'Site Feedback & Support' started by Ray Lilley, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. I uploaded a Self exttracting Rar file and then did a search for it which resulted in a 'not found' response.

    Further reading said any file will be removed if there is not a picture accompanying the file.

    I tried again but then found there wasn't actually a method/link to uplaod a picture. So, I dropped a Jpg file into the text screen which then produced a a load of garble. DOH!

    As an asside, while I accept a file will be deleted when sent without a picture I have yet to download a file that has a picture descriptor?

    CAn someone help me out?


  2. Chris Butcher

    Chris Butcher
    Red Bull Gridsters 2012 Champion

    Ray, what file did you upload?
  3. It was a spreadsheet containing a race fuel & tyre wear calculator, Chris. I think the filename was ' Race Fuel Calculator'. I my have spelled it 'Calculater' too.

    But, how do I post the picture in any case, Chris?

    Cheers for your time, mate.

  4. Chris Butcher

    Chris Butcher
    Red Bull Gridsters 2012 Champion

    Which section did you put it in? Btw, how to add image:

  5. Bram

    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Member Premium Member

    Always upload files as a .rar or .zip file and in the appropriate subcategories. Uploading in a root will most likely in a removal of the file. When did you upload it?
  6. Hi Bram, thanks for your help.

    Yes they were Rar'd. In each case there was no option but to select a category. Although my file is non specific when it comes to race game type I had to select a game type, non the less. I chose 'RACE Series'.

    So, I am not sure what you meant by upload to 'root'? The only alternative to a category name is -------. And was not allowed, as you said.

    During my second attempt I tried to look for a picture placement or browse button such as the one you show.
    The one that you outline is oddly enough in a download section? The only option I remember seeing was in the iconic menu list and was only a link to a picture location.

    When it came to selecting the file to upload, was I/should I, have selected the file and a picture simultaneously?

    Thanks for your time..

  7. Chris Butcher

    Chris Butcher
    Red Bull Gridsters 2012 Champion

    In the initial upload, I think you have to place the picture as an attachment.
  8. OK, Chris, cheers..

    It would make sense to do it that way.