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Attachments with long filenames don't open correctly in IE

Using Fogbugz 5.0.31 on Windows

Several people reported that a specific word document would not open properly.  They would see garbage when clicking on the email attachment.

Turns out they are using IE to open a filename with an attachment that is 40 characters long (not including the ".doc" extension).  Firefox seems to handle it properly.

A file with this name opens properly,
ThisFilenameHas39LettersInItabcdefghijk.doc
while this one does not:
ThisFilenameHas40LettersInItabcdefghijkl.doc
Ryan McGarry Send private email
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
 
 
I haven't been able to reproduce this here, trying it with FogBugz 5.0.31 and IE6 and IE7, using the 40letter file name you suggest.

The only thing I can think of is to check the design of the Attachment table and check to make sure that the field size of the sFilename text field is greater than 40 characters (it's set to 255 in my installation)
Eric Nehrlich Send private email
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
 
 
it's set to 255, like it should be.  The files show up correctly if you do a right-click and do a save as, so the file integrity is still there.  However, just how the browser or web server displays the content is what's causing the problem.  I'm not sure where else to check...
Ryan McGarry Send private email
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
 
 
Boy, I really don't know.  What server are you running FogBugz on?  Windows Server 2003?  Are you using some variation like SBS Server?  Maybe you have Sharepoint running on the FogBugz server, and that might be doing something weird?
Eric Nehrlich Send private email
Thursday, December 20, 2007
 
 

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