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1.2  I/O Errors

1.2.1  No Files Were Selected for Downloading

This message indicates that you clicked the Continue button in the download form without selecting any files (normally done by checking the appropriate checkboxes). You must select at least one file for downloading. Click the Back button and select at least one file in the download form before proceeding.

1.2.2  Missing File(s)

An error of this type occurs when one or more files that you are attempting to download can not be found in the appropriate location in the EarthRef file structure. This is an uncommon error, but it means the file(s) that are missing are unavailable for download. You will still be able to download any other files, if any, that you had selected to download.

The webmaster will be notified any time an error of this type occurs, and will look into fixing the problem.

1.2.3  No File Extension Found for File

This is an uncommon error that indicates that the name of the file you are attempting to download does not contain a file extension (such as .xls, .gif, or .mb). The reason for this error may be one of many. This error will only occur if you are attempting to download a single file, because the mime type of the file must be known in order to display the download dialog box in your browser.

This is a fatal error, and you will unfortunately be unable to download the specified file.

The webmaster is always notified of this type of error and will work on resolving this problem.

1.2.4  No File Name Found

This is an uncommon error that indicates that the name of the file you are attempting to download was not received by the download script. The reason for this error may be one of many. This error will only occur if you are attempting to download a single file, because the name of the file must be known in order to display the download dialog box in your browser.

This is a fatal error, and you will unfortunately be unable to download the specified file.

The webmaster is always notified of this type of error and will work on resolving this problem.

1.2.5  No Mime Type Found for File Type

This is an uncommon error that indicates that the name of the file you are attempting to download contains a file extension (such as .xls, .gif, or .mb) that is unrecognized. This error will only occur if you are attempting to download a single file, because the mime type of the file must be known in order to display the download dialog box in your browser.

This is not a fatal error, and you will still be able to download the file, although in a .zip file.

The webmaster is always notified of this type of error and will work on resolving this problem.

1.2.6  Could Not Open File for Reading/Writing

This is a server-side error that occurs when the script attempts to read or write to a file in the EarthRef file structure, but is unable to.  This may occur for various reasons.  It is an uncommon error, but unfortunately means that the operation you are trying to perform can not be done at this time.

The webmaster is always notified of this type of error and will work on resolving this problem.