FANDOM


This Forum has been archived

Visit the new Forums
Forums: Index Help desk Adding Wanted file types
FANDOM's forums are a place for the community to help other members.
To contact staff directly or to report bugs, please use Special:Contact.

50px-Replacement filing cabinet.svg

Note: This topic has been unedited for 4423 days. It is considered archived - the discussion is over. Do not add to unless it really needs a response.

Is it possible and advisable to add some file types to the allowed ones? For AutoCAD wiki, it seems we would want to sometimes upload files like dwg, dvb, mnu, mnl, cui, and several others. Is there a policy on this? Tom Haws 23:34, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

p.s. I guess zip alone would address our need conveniently enough if that's possible. Tom Haws 23:35, 24 April 2008 (UTC)
No zip (exe, com, scr, pif - you got the point) upload. AutoCAD files - why not. Pls give me a list of file ext you need + some info what are the less known ones. -- Nef @fandom (talk) 04:26, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for the response. Here's a list. Tom Haws 14:21, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
dwg
drawing
dxf
Drawing eXchange Format
bmp
the usual
sld
slide
mnu
menu source
cui
customized user interface xml (new menu format)
mnl
Menu-associated AutoLISP source
lsp
AutoLISP source
fas
Autolisp fast-load AutoLISP
vlx
Visual Lisp compiled
dvb
VBA project
Any known problems with trojans/other malicious code in *lisp or vba files? -- Nef @fandom (talk) 16:10, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
If I were in Wikia's position, the only one I would be speamish about would be DVB, the VBA extension. "With the ability to embed VBA projects into drawings, malicious code and viruses have entered the CADD world." [1] A Google search for "AutoCAD virus" reveals two cases since 2000. However, I don't personally know of virus activity as an issue at the Autodesk or AutoCAD User Group International forums. Tom Haws 16:34, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
Thx for info. All except dvb - done. What shall we do with dvb? Is it very important for you to have it enabled for autocad.wikia? -- Nef @fandom (talk) 18:40, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.