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Topic: Error uploading an image
Posted By: Sagichim
Subject: Error uploading an image
Date Posted: November 03 2014 at 13:26
For the past few months when I'm uploading a new image, the image shows on the image properties window on the right and when I'm adjusting the image width and height and click OK, I get "Error inserting object in current location"
Then I have to choose the image again from the list on the left, adjust width and height again click OK and then it's fine.

Am I alone on this?



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Posted By: Guldbamsen
Date Posted: November 04 2014 at 01:43
I only get this problem whenever I'm using my phone....so I don't any more. I know you use your's as well Sagi, but if it's happening while you're on the computer, then I'm at a loss as to what's going down or indeed how to help (like in most other casesEmbarrassed).

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Posted By: chopper
Date Posted: November 05 2014 at 02:19
I used to get this problem quite a lot, although not after adjusting the image properties, then I would just reinsert it and it would work ok. I've not had the problem since the forum software update though.


Posted By: someone_else
Date Posted: November 05 2014 at 03:07
I have the same problem (the "always ring twice-bug") when I use Google Chrome. I think it works better with Internet Explorer.

Note: I didn't have it the last few days before the forum software update.


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Posted By: Sagichim
Date Posted: November 05 2014 at 07:20
Thanks all of you, yes I'm using Chrome too, I'll try Explorer next time.


Posted By: JD
Date Posted: January 08 2016 at 06:44
Tried to upload pictures today and got this message.


Server Error in Forum Application
An error has occurred while uploading file/image.
Please check the Asp Smart Upload Component is installed on the server.
Please contact the Forum Administrator.

Support Error Code:- err_SQLServer_create_AspSmartUpload_object
File Name:- functions_upload.asp
Forum Version:- 11.01

Error details:-
Microsoft VBScript runtime error
ActiveX component can't create object

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Posted By: yam yam
Date Posted: January 08 2016 at 08:11
^ Yes - the image upload feature of the forum seems to be screwed (and has been for a couple of days now):
All I can get from it when trying to upload a smallish (500px by 350px) jpeg image from my computer is exactly the same message - time and time again (using Chrome browser). The feature worked fine three days ago, but not since.



Posted By: JD
Date Posted: January 08 2016 at 17:47
^Ditto, I've been posting images for months / years in the "Pictures at an Ex Photography" Forum as well as "The Brand Spanking New Counting Thread" without a problem, but all of a sudden BAM ! She's a no-go. I don't think the problem is at my end.

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Posted By: tszirmay
Date Posted: January 08 2016 at 19:35
I tried today too, I was quite surprised.....

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Posted By: yam yam
Date Posted: January 12 2016 at 16:08
Still out of action even now - and no response from admins or anyone else who might know what is going on here, so I've sent a message to [email protected] (it seems like a code corruption which would probably require attention from him to fix anyway). He hasn't actually logged in to the site since September 7th last year, so it might be a while yet before we get a resolution.

At least I've tried something to move this issue forward... Embarrassed


Posted By: Tuzvihar
Date Posted: January 12 2016 at 17:00
http://www.quickmeme.com/img/86/8670ebbeb320629ee2f1c5ba1e0c47b6fe75368053ced0c286d1dcd924fa5aa6.jpg

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Posted By: yam yam
Date Posted: January 12 2016 at 17:28
Is the Image Upload feature working ok for you then Bartek (ie the picture icon in the middle of the top row of the full reply editor - also used with the avatar upload feature in the member control panel)? I haven't had any joy with either for about a week now. Ermm

Edit: Just tried the feature in Internet Explorer 11 instead of Chrome, and same thing happens - just get:

Server Error in Forum Application
An error has occurred while uploading file/image.
Please check the Asp Smart Upload Component is installed on the server.
Please contact the Forum Administrator.

Support Error Code:- err_SQLServer_create_AspSmartUpload_object
File Name:- functions_upload.asp
Forum Version:- 11.01

Error details:-
Microsoft VBScript runtime error
ActiveX component can't create object

...Every time.  Cry

Edit: Let me just clarify this a bit - I can insert this image by entering its URL in the appropriate field of the 'Insert Image' feature, but if I save it to my computer and then try to upload it via the 'choose file' option of the same gizmo, it fails every time with the error message above.



Does that make any more sense ?? Embarrassed


Posted By: Tuzvihar
Date Posted: January 13 2016 at 12:25
^Yep, now I know what you mean. Doesn't work for me either.


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Posted By: yam yam
Date Posted: January 13 2016 at 14:45
Do you know anyone in our hierarchy (other than [email protected] himself) who might be able to fix it?  [email protected] doesn't seem to drop by all that often these days, it seems. Ermm


Posted By: Guests
Date Posted: January 14 2016 at 03:32
I think Andy or someone has him on facebook so I'll notify him about sending [email protected] a message, otherwise I don't think there's much we can do as admins for bugs like this. Maybe the forum software update is in our power though, I'll check that too if it's a fix.


Posted By: Tuzvihar
Date Posted: January 14 2016 at 13:17
Hi, I've just sent a message to [email protected] on FB.


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Posted By: yam yam
Date Posted: January 14 2016 at 13:56
Thumbs Up Approve


Posted By: Sagichim
Date Posted: January 14 2016 at 15:24
Hmmm...I didn't remember opening this thread (now I do) about the image uploading problem, and now I have the same problem as you guys have, I too get that message when I try to upload a new image.


Posted By: JD
Date Posted: January 14 2016 at 20:12
Misery loves company!

Thanks one and all for looking into this. I miss contributing to the "Brand Spanking New Counting" Thread as well as the "Pictures at an Ex" photography thread. I'll keep checking in.


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Posted By: JD
Date Posted: January 15 2016 at 12:36
Odd that it doesn't affect everyone equally though isn't it. Perhaps browser and OS release variations makes a difference.


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Posted By: DamoXt7942
Date Posted: January 21 2016 at 00:33
Made a contact with [email protected] about this serious issue ...  now waiting for his reply (we miss him in PA for a long while though).

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Posted By: Tuzvihar
Date Posted: January 21 2016 at 10:53
^ Hi, Keishiro! I also sent [email protected] a message on FB already a week ago and still hasn't gotten any reply... Exclamation

Originally posted by Tuzvihar Tuzvihar wrote:

Hi, I've just sent a message to [email protected] on FB.


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Posted By: DamoXt7942
Date Posted: January 21 2016 at 17:23
^ Yeah thanks Bartek, I know already you've done ... and do hope he would take an action, getting stimulated by lots of Collabs. Ermm

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Posted By: chopper
Date Posted: January 22 2016 at 10:02
Originally posted by DamoXt7942 DamoXt7942 wrote:

getting stimulated by lots of Collabs. Ermm
Shocked LOL


Posted By: Andy Webb
Date Posted: January 29 2016 at 09:37
Sorry about the delay in fixing this issue - the server issue has been fixed and avatar uploads are back online. Thumbs Up

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Posted By: JD
Date Posted: January 30 2016 at 07:44
Finally, thanks. Pictures and an Ex, here I come.


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