HTML Logo by World Wide Web Consortium ( Click to learn more about our commitment to accessibility and standards.

Moving forward with Composr

ocPortal has been relaunched as Composr CMS, which is now in beta. ocPortal 9 will be superseded by Composr 10.

Head over to for our new site, and to our migration roadmap. Existing ocPortal member accounts have been mirrored.

Error detected with respect to the upload of a file: no file was selected, or a missing file was chosen

Login / Search

 [ Join | More ]
#47933 (In Topic #10491)

A file was expected but was not received.

How did this happen?

You likely referred to an attachment via Comcode ([attachment]new_1[/attachment]), but no file was actually attached.

How do I fix it?

This error is usually safe to ignore, but be aware when copying & pasting Comcode that references yet-unattached attachments, you would need to choose to re-attach the file also.

You may wish to go back and edit your content, attaching the file this time around.

Last edit: by Chris Graham

Become a fan of ocPortal on Facebook or add me as a friend. Add me on on Twitter.
Was I helpful?
  • If not, please let us know how we can do better (please try and propose any bigger ideas in such a way that they are fundable and scalable).
  • If so, please let others know about ocPortal whenever you see the opportunity.
  • If my reply is too Vulcan or expressed too much in business-strategy terms, and not particularly personal, I apologise. As a company & project maintainer, time is very limited to me, so usually when I write a reply I try and make it generic advice to all readers. I'm also naturally a joined-up thinker, so I always express my thoughts in combined business and technical terms. I recognise not everyone likes that, don't let my Vulcan-thinking stop you enjoying ocPortal on fun personal projects.
  • If my response can inspire a community tutorial, that's a great way of giving back to the project as a user.
Back to the top
1 guests and 0 members have just viewed this: None