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  • When I’m trying to insert image in FCKeditor there are broken image thumbnails in "BrowseServer" window. Pasting image works correct. I wonder why? Could somebody clear the topic?

    • Make sure that your images folder in the assets directory has the proper write permissions. If it doesn’t allow any user write permissions then the resource browser will be unable to create the thumbnails. By default, the resource browser creates a hidden thumbnail of an image with a ".thumb_" at the beginning of the filename. Without proper permissions, this file will not be created, thus you won’t see any thumbnails in the resource browser.

      Hope this helps! smiley
        Jeff Whitfield

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      • Jeff, thank you for answer!

        I’ve chmod /assets/images/ folder to 777, but image thumbnails still are not displaying in "BrowseServer" window.

        Can I check permissions of thumbnails? Where can I find thumbnails on server? I think, may be /manager/media/browser/mcpuck/connectors/php/commands/Thumbnail.php can’t create files with 777 permissions on my server?
        • If your assets/images folder is 777, it can write to it. There are two other issues; one is disk space allocation, I have one client where their Resource Browser suddenly stopped working, because they hit their disk limit.

          The other is path issues. I know from very painful experience that it is real easy to have the wrong path set in the System Settings! If you copy your site from one server to another, that is especially easy to overlook; you’ll have the old settings. I had my hosting provider change servers on me, and the new server had a different path! And I’ve overlooked the leading / in the full pathname ( /Library/WebServer/Documents/... ).

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          • Quote from: sottwell at Nov 02, 2005, 11:04 AM

            There are two other issues; one is disk space allocation...
            The other is path issues...

            Susan, both issues are OK in my case.

            May be the matter is in security settings in browser or antivirus software? I’ve sent PM to you with login/pass - could you check resource browser on your computer?
            • don’t mean to be offensive, just trying to check all the bases.

              Anyway, the images never displayed. It just hung there. The folders showed, the image placeholders were there, but no images.
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              • Quote from: sottwell at Nov 02, 2005, 01:18 PM

                the images never displayed. It just hung there.

                Thank you for checking. So, why the images are hunging and not displaying huh As I understand the thumbnails exits on server, but can’t be displayed by resourse browser.
                • I presume that you have checked the assets/images folder with your ftp client? The thumbnails are all in the same folder with the imgage, but their names start with a . so you may have to check your ftp client’s configuration.
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                  • Do you use .gif images? some versions of php doe not support .gif handeling (making thumbs)
                    I have the same problem.
                    PNG and JPG are no problem.
                    what browser are you using? i used a ie kloon called AM browser (ie with tab’s), in AM it does not show the thubs at all.

                    greets Dimmy
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                    • I’ve found that the problem is in my server settings; the same MODx configuration works fine with different hosting.
                      So, now the question is what code lines in MODx php-files can influence on thumbnail creating process?
                      (thumbnails doesn’t appear in ’images’ folder at all)