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Downloads with fullstop are wrong extension format

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  • 1 คนมีปัญหานี้
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  • ตอบกลับล่าสุดโดย jscher2000

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Hello,

If I download a file that has name that includes a fullstop, everything after the fullstop is treated as the file extension and the real file extension is discarded. E.G. a file named "boxes.18-10-18.csv" downloads as "boxes.18-10-18" with the file extension of .18-10-18 which obviously isn't a file extension. How can I get Firefox to treat the "." in the file name as part of the name, rather than the start of the file extension?

Thanks,

Harrison

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Did you try to encode the '.' as %2e ?

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Sorry not sure what you mean? I didn't create the file that I'm downloading.

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hirvi3 said

Hello, If I download a file that has name that includes a fullstop, everything after the fullstop is treated as the file extension and the real file extension is discarded.

Can you tell me what is meant by "fullstop"?

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WestEnd said

Can you tell me what is meant by "fullstop"?

Hi WestEnd, I think it's British for "period".

Hi Harrison, does it help at all if you set Windows to show all file extensions instead of showing only some of them?

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-show-file-extensions-in-windows/