question about downloading from filetrip

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Aug 24, 2010
  1. 1Player
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    okay, I tried a few time to download the new version of game.config.txt from filetrip, but the file keeps on opening
    I don't get a download page or that normal "If your download doesn't start within the next 3 seconds, click here to start it manually" page

    is something wrong?, it's only happening with game_config.txt v1.2

    anyone know if I can just copy and paste to notepad??
     
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    Have you tried clicking the "CLICK HERE"?

    You may have to wait a bit, it's a bit slow to register.
     
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    I don't even get that chance to "click here", the file opens right away
     
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    Hm... you click on the link and it opens as a text-file instead of downloading, right?

    Well it's just copy and paste into a notepad file [​IMG]
     
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    yep, so copy and paste to notepad works?
     
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    When it opens, press Ctrl+S
     
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    just tried it and nothing happened.

    it's just this file, for some reason..anyone knows why??
    I tried different files, skins, plugins and it works fine
     
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    Are you using firefox?

    I don't remember if its firefox that have this, but when you download a file type for the first time appears a box asking you what you wanna do, [open] [save] or [cancel], and at the bottom of the dialog box appears a checkbox with something like [remember this action on the future]

    I guess you left checked the checkbox, so every time you download a .txt it will be downloaded to the tmp folder and then opened with notepad, instead of show the dialog box letting you select a folder to save the file

    so which browser are you using? it's just to find how to solve this issue [​IMG]
     
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    no firefox for me
    it it only does this on this file.... game_config.txt v1.2

    I can download game_config.txt v1.1, and other files with no problems
     
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    ...mmm...
    can you post the exact filename of both files?

    I guess it's something on the file name [​IMG]
     
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    Yes, just copy to notepad works fine!

    It is because it's a txt file, and those can be opened and read inside the web browser easily, so sometimes it defaults to that mode. Skins and plugins don't since they're usually zip-files.
    It's like when you click on a link to an image: It shows the image, not downloads it (most of the time)

    But yeah, I say it again: COPY AND PASTE WORKS! [​IMG]
     
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    ok, so now I know what you are referring, it's nothing wrong on your machine or browser, the link is coded to load the content of the file in the frame that shows the advertise of shoptemp.com

    you will have to copy paste the content frame on another file, there is nothing else to do, sorry, but is the code of the link
     
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    thanks Issac and mAlvarado
    I'll just copy and paste...
     
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    thanks for the report, thats actually a bug.
    the file is meant to be downloaded, not displayed in the browser.
    i'll see what i can do to fix it when i have time
     
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    As of this posting, still not being able to d/l the file. It pops up as a text file.
     
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    it's 9/3 and it's still not fix
     
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    took me a while (because i forgot about it) but i fixed it.
     
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    thanks costello

    Posts merged

    thanks costello
     

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