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    Uploading images

    I have a piece of code that I've used before to upload an image from a form to a specified folder, and it has worked fine.

    PHP Code:
    copy($_FILES['img1']['tmp_name'], "images/userpics/".$_FILES['img1']['name']) or die("Couldn't copy the file!"); 
    I need to use this again, but this time the folder into which the image is uploaded will depend on one of the options selected in the form. The user selects a category for the image and it is placed in the corresponding folder.

    I've obtained the name of the folder from the form and it is stored in the variable $imgfolder. The code I have for the actual upload is as follows, but I am getting a failure on it.

    PHP Code:
    copy($_FILES['imgfull']['tmp_name'], "images/".$imgfolder."/".$_FILES['imgfull']['name']) or die("Couldn't copy the file!"); 
    Can anyone see what is wrong with this?

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    whats the error ? , my crystal ball suggests "permission denied" (in which case you need to chmod the folders appropriately) but I dont believe in fortune tellers
    resistance is...

    MVC is the current buzz in web application architectures. It comes from event-driven desktop application design and doesn't fit into web application design very well. But luckily nobody really knows what MVC means, so we can call our presentation layer separation mechanism MVC and move on. (Rasmus Lerdorf)


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