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Old 03-28-2002, 04:28 AM   #1
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Thumbs up File upload problem

This is reg tha file upload problem .The problem i am facing is whenever i upload a word document innto my server(Redhat linux 6.2) via FTP or server side scripts, the non aphabetical characters get converted into their ASCII equivalent.(Page break gets conv into ---Page Break--- and so on).The document is not getting corrupted it is getting formated.But if i Zip this word doc it works fine.All other uploads(.txt,.gif,.jpeg work fine).Is there any setting problems????
Old 03-28-2002, 06:28 AM   #2
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I'd turn binary mode on. It should help.
Old 03-28-2002, 06:17 PM   #3
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Make sure you use "binary" mode BOTH ways, not just to upload.
Old 03-28-2002, 10:43 PM   #4
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Yeah, do not use ASCII for the uploading. Instead of it, type "bin" in the ftp console, and everything should work fine. Thanks
Old 03-29-2002, 02:59 AM   #5
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Thanks everyone for ur advise but the saga continues.
The ftp type works fine if i set the upload type as binary.But i am facing problem in HTTP type of upload.For HTTP upload i am using a PHP script with Apache webserver.Can anyone tell me if have to make these settings in the Apache webserver or PHP.ini


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