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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-11169

Link to .mov file displayed in New Window shows garbage (IE only)

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.8.2
    • Fix Version/s: 1.8.5, 1.9
    • Component/s: Resource
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:
      Tested today on demo.moodle.org
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_18_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_18_STABLE, MOODLE_19_STABLE

      Description

      You can duplicate the problem as follows

      • upload the attached QuickTime file (test.mov, 7KB) to course files
      • create a "Link to file or Web site" resource pointing to test.mov and specifying New Window
      • view using IE

      Instead of a movie, garbage text is displayed in the popup (see screenshot)

      For additional details, see this discussion:
      http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=77967

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            jisner John Isner added a comment -

            Nice. Tracker threw away my attachments. See the forum for screenshot and small QuickTime movie.

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            jisner John Isner added a comment - Nice. Tracker threw away my attachments. See the forum for screenshot and small QuickTime movie.
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            nicolasconnault Nicolas Connault added a comment -

            Please confirm that you are still having this issue with 1.9. I just tested it following your steps, and it works fine both in FF and IE7. Please check the forum discussion too.

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            nicolasconnault Nicolas Connault added a comment - Please confirm that you are still having this issue with 1.9. I just tested it following your steps, and it works fine both in FF and IE7. Please check the forum discussion too.
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            acoliann A.J. Colianni added a comment -

            Hello,

            I think these two discussions are related.

            http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=84371

            http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=84520

            Our server-- for reference is OS X 10.5.1 with PHP 5.2.1 and MySQL 5.0.45

            In our situation, files that are living in the moodledata folder are not displaying. The file is there, and the content is available if I access the server via ssh, but when displayed in moodle, it is blank.

            It is happening to about 90% of the files that have been uploaded, as far as I can tell.

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            acoliann A.J. Colianni added a comment - Hello, I think these two discussions are related. http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=84371 http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=84520 Our server-- for reference is OS X 10.5.1 with PHP 5.2.1 and MySQL 5.0.45 In our situation, files that are living in the moodledata folder are not displaying. The file is there, and the content is available if I access the server via ssh, but when displayed in moodle, it is blank. It is happening to about 90% of the files that have been uploaded, as far as I can tell.
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            acoliann A.J. Colianni added a comment -

            Here is a bit more info... when clicking on a link to a .htm file, I receive a blank browser window.

            Viewing the source on that page shows this:

            <script defer="defer" src="http://moodle.breckschool.org/filter/mediaplugin/eolas_fix.js" type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[ ]]></script>

            The media plugin filters are on-- but if I turn them off, and follow the same steps, it shows no source whatsoever.

            This is happening in all of our browsers Safari, Firefox, and Camino.

            And I also forgot to put in my first post, we are using Moodle 1.8.3 – we recently upgraded from 1.6.3 where this was not an issue.

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            acoliann A.J. Colianni added a comment - Here is a bit more info... when clicking on a link to a .htm file, I receive a blank browser window. Viewing the source on that page shows this: <script defer="defer" src="http://moodle.breckschool.org/filter/mediaplugin/eolas_fix.js" type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[ ]]></script> The media plugin filters are on-- but if I turn them off, and follow the same steps, it shows no source whatsoever. This is happening in all of our browsers Safari, Firefox, and Camino. And I also forgot to put in my first post, we are using Moodle 1.8.3 – we recently upgraded from 1.6.3 where this was not an issue.
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            skodak Petr Skoda added a comment -

            confirming, works fine in XP and Vista...
            thanks

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            skodak Petr Skoda added a comment - confirming, works fine in XP and Vista... thanks
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            dburdick Debra Burdick added a comment -

            We are still having the same problem as described above. Using version 1.8.3+ and only have the problem with IE. Works fine with Firefox. We have the problem using Mac OS10.5 Leopard and Windows XP.
            Thanks

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            dburdick Debra Burdick added a comment - We are still having the same problem as described above. Using version 1.8.3+ and only have the problem with IE. Works fine with Firefox. We have the problem using Mac OS10.5 Leopard and Windows XP. Thanks

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                • Created:
                  Updated:
                  Resolved:
                  Fix Release Date:
                  3/Mar/08