Forms: How to select a file?
goravanis at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 21:10:37 UTC 2022
When you decide to drop in and answer on the list you are so very helpful. You get right to the thing.
Thanks so much,
> On Apr 25, 2022, at 2:38 AM, Paul Mulroney via omnisdev-en <omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com> wrote:
> Hi Das,
>> On 24 Apr 2022, at 1:51 am, Das Goravani <goravanis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> BUT I wish there was a File Picker dialog that I could pop up over the form (good only on desktop/laptop computers). I haven’t found that yet in the docs for remote forms. I’m glad I found out how to do drag and drop of file system files.
> There is such a thing - it's the File Control object in the remote form. You can trigger an upload by putting code that looks like this in a button:
> Calculate irFileData as row(ilMIMEHeaders,'tvFileData')
> Calculate $cinst.$objs.FileControl.$action as kJSFileActionUpload ## this triggers the file upload
> Look for the File Control object in the online docco - https://www.omnis.net/developers/resources/onlinedocs/WebDev/03jscomps.html#uploading-files <https://www.omnis.net/developers/resources/onlinedocs/WebDev/03jscomps.html#uploading-files>
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