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Why is there 2 Attachment comcode tags?

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#72488 (In Topic #15210)

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Why attachment and attachment_safe?

I am curious why the 2? I see that one gets deleted when editing the xhtml via the editor but why would one want this? Why doesn't the default Attachment tag just work like  Attachment_safe?

Sorry I don't mean to be annoying but I reading so much to learn so much and every now and then I am confused to some things purpose or what not.  I am sorry to use up your time with a barrage of questions or suggestions but I truly hope to be able to make it up to you in the long run with contributions in many ways (like answer these kinds of silly questions for the next new user).

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It's very technical. When attachments are added, ocPortal counts how many times they are used. If they are used zero times it will clean them up. However, with images you can use the WYSIWYG editor to change the attachment layout, which means our tracking code may not survive. 'attachment_safe' works as a flag to ocPortal to not do tracking for that particular attachment because of this possibility.

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