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Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:17 am

I am trying to validate an uploaded file. I am validating step by step, etc, mine, size etc. this is the ext code

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$path_parts = pathinfo($file);
			if($path_parts['extension'] != "doc" || $path_parts['extension'] != "docx")
				echo $path_parts['extension'] ."<br>";
				$error[] = "File must be of type doc or docx";
Further in the code in printing error messages.

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echo $path_parts['extension'] ;
displays docx, yet its still executing the error message. No idea why.

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Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:41 am

it's because of your condition. you ask if the extension is NOT doc OR NOT docx - as long as it can't be both, one of the expression is always true.

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