File_column problem

Hello all,

I get the message below when I try to use the file_column plugin in my
app to upload files. I have followed the instructions on the
file_column website and the RoR rails wiki with no luck. Any ideas?

I would be happy to provide more details wrt my controller, view,
model, etc should they be required! I am not doing anything crazy
though so I think I am just overlooking something.

Error:
Do not know how to handle a string with value ‘misc.jpg’ that was
passed to a file_column. Check if the form’s encoding has been set to
‘multipart/form-data’.

Thanks in advance!

Andrew

Your form needs to be rendered as multipart because it is handling
binary data (the file being upload).

In the view which displays the form with the file upload add “:multipart
=> true”, as an example:

<%= start_form_tag({:action=>‘update’, :id => @category}, :multipart =>
true)%>

hope that helps, Kris.

Andrew VanSpronsen wrote:

Hello all,

I get the message below when I try to use the file_column plugin in my
app to upload files. I have followed the instructions on the
file_column website and the RoR rails wiki with no luck. Any ideas?

I would be happy to provide more details wrt my controller, view,
model, etc should they be required! I am not doing anything crazy
though so I think I am just overlooking something.

Error:
Do not know how to handle a string with value ‘misc.jpg’ that was
passed to a file_column. Check if the form’s encoding has been set to
‘multipart/form-data’.

Thanks in advance!

Andrew

Perfect! I had that statement but not with the brackets as you did.
Thanks
so much!

Andrew

On 12/13/05, Kris L. removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

I would be happy to provide more details wrt my controller, view,

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