[TYPO3-english] referring fileadmin pdf files

Francesc Juliana sad at sdf.com
Wed Apr 24 14:05:41 CEST 2013

I have discovered the reason for not to be able to link to uploaded pdf 
files. If the pdf filename contains a dash the following error is thrown:

File extension 'pdf' not allowed. (tt_content:1008:media)

May be a bug?


"Francesc Juliana" <sad at sdf.com> escribió en el mensaje 
news:mailman.1.1366800811.17340.typo3-english at lists.typo3.org...
> Hello everybody:
> I have several pdf files uploaded in fileadmin folder.
> When I want to use them as files in sections or in extensions an error 
> appears. It says :
> File extension 'pdf' not allowed
> If I upload an external pdf file in section or in extensions the error 
> doesn't appears and the file is being attached to section.
> This happens only when I refer an internal fileadmin pdf.
> In $GLOBALS['TYPO3_CONF_VARS']['GFX']['imagefile_ext'] variable I have pdf 
> included in his value.
> I have cleared all cache.
> Anyones knows why this happens?
> Thanks in advance.
> Francesc

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