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Attachment Handler Question

Discussion in 'XenForo Development Discussions' started by neomite, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. neomite

    neomite Member

    I have a question about the attachment handler. This question is in regards to getAttachmentConstraints(), and I was wondering if it is possible to implement a public function into the attachment handler class I have created. Any detailed explanation would be appreciated as this is my first addon in XenForo, and I'm a bit rusty on php. Below is an example of how I tried to implement it, and I'm just unsure how to go about getting this to work.

    class GFLReleases_AttachmentHandler_Releases extends XenForo_AttachmentHandler_Abstract

        public function 
    $params parent::getAttachmentConstraints();
    $options XenForo_Application::get('options');
    $params['extensions'] = preg_split('/\s+/'trim($options->GFLReleases_screenshotExtensions));
    This is not the complete file as I already have coded all the other necessary functions. What I am trying to do with is to only allow the uploading of images through the attachment system, but only for my addon and not the entire forum. So I only want to allow certain image types to be uploaded, and I am just having some issues with getting this to work. Now the preg_split is from the actual XenForo function in the Attachment Model. I am not sure if it's the correct way of doing it or if it can even be done, but wanted to ask. I have been programming visual basic for the past year and a half so I'm very rusty with php so I may have missed something.

    Edit: After getting some rest I figured out the problem and was able to get it working.

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