[thelist] SOLVED: multipart/form-data and IE5 for Macintosh?

Joe Crawford jcrawford at avencom.com
Fri Feb 16 13:03:20 CST 2001

Chris Spruck wrote:
> You aren't going to believe this, but I stumbled across a fix about 5
> minutes after my last note. I was idly right-arrow scrolling through the
> database table that I used for testing IE5-Mac to remove the extra test
> records, when I realized that there was a trailing space on the file names
> that I had uploaded with my Mac, but not those sent with Netscape 4.7x. I
> definitely didn't add the space myself, so I'm guessing IE does for some
> reason. I never would have seen this by just glancing, but I'm famous for
> finding flukes like this.
> So, I used the Trim function in ColdFusion to strip the trailing space in
> the imagename and voila - both gifs and jpegs work like a charm in IE5 for
> Mac!
> Here's what my new INSERT statement looks like :
> INSERT INTO images(title, imagename, category, keywords, comments, subdate,
> submittedby)
> VALUES('#title#', '#Trim(imagename)#', '#Trim(category)#', '#keywords#',
> '#comments#', '#subdate#', '#submittedby#')
> For efficiency, you could probably trim all your variables in one swoop
> somehow, but I just threw this together quickly to test. Give it a shot and
> let us know how it goes - if you can verify this, I'll tip-ify it.
> Eagle-Eye Chris


 - Ingrid (the lead programmer on this project) is today out at a client
meeting in L.A. - but I'm passing your note along to her -- I expect to
get some follow up and testing on Monday -- but this looks VERY

Big mega "thank you"s for the work on this!!!!!

	- joe
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