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XF 1.1 Custom warnings no longer work?

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Problems' started by RobParker, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    Since upgrading to the latest version, whenever any of our mods/admins try to issue a custom warning it gives the error that

    "Please enter a value using 100 characters or fewer."

    Even though we're only entering 10 characters or so in the custom warning field.

    Any ideas?
  2. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    Actually I just tried using one of our preset warnings and that threw the same error. Could it be that the thread title is particularly long?
  3. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    Shortening the thread title seems to have worked. I take it this is a bug then?
  4. HWS

    HWS Well-Known Member

    It is a bug. We ran into the same problem...
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  5. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I am trying to reproduce this but so far have been unable. I tried issuing a warning for a thread with a long title. No error. Can you tell me how to reproduce it?
  6. whyweprotest

    whyweprotest Well-Known Member



    This may be related. i.e. errors on threads over 100chars in length.
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  7. cmeinck

    cmeinck Well-Known Member

    Anyone have a fix for this issue? I'm getting it regularly with XF presets and custom warnings. Even short ones.

  8. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    Did this ever get fixed? Just encountered it again.
  9. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I don't recall seeing a bug report relating to it and Jake asked for reproduction steps but I haven't seen any (the linked threads are not related).

    See if you confirm this with add-ons disabled. If you have an add-on that affects anything warning related (like posting a thread with a warning), that may very likely be the cause.
  10. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    We have Ragtek's Create warning thread addon so that may have been it.

    One of our mods managed to issue the warning that was failing so I can't test if that was causing the issue.

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