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Can DFP do this without DataAssist

Thread began 3/11/2010 9:06 pm by brett171768 | Last modified 3/15/2010 12:50 pm by Jason Byrnes | 865 views | 5 replies |

brett171768

Can DFP do this without DataAssist

Can I not upload a file/graphic in conjuction with the CS4 update/insert record behavior?

Thanks

Brett

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

No.

When a file is uploaded, DFP Creates a variable that contains the server file name.

The Dreamweaver Insert and Update record behaviors are limited in that they will only allow you to get information from form element. It will not allow for getting the server file name variable created by DFP.

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brett171768

Jason,

It would have been nice if that information was listed on any/all of the marketing material for DFP.

Here is the copy from the DPF home page:

"Digital File Pro allows you to add server file upload capabilities to any form on your website. Perhaps you want to give prospective employees the ability to upload a resume when applying for a job on your site, or maybe you are a recording studio that wants to give musicians the ability to upload their digital recordings on the web. Regardless of your need, let Digital File Pro help take the guesswork out of applying file upload to your site."

Based on your example, a prospective employee uploading a resume without associating that upload with some kind of database record would be pointless. Without knowing what the prospective named the file and having FTP access, there is no way to find and connect that resume with a prospect without using a database.

I think the sales copy is a bit misleading.

The extension is basically useless to me when without being able to associate an upload with a record in a database.

Short of having to purchase DataAssist, what are my options? Can I get a refund?

Thanks

Brett

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

I see you purchased DFP on the 8th, so you are within the 15 day refund period.

Contact our sales depart at sales[at]webassist.com and they will be able to offer a refund.

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office377308

he gave a good point here

sorry to jump into this since I have purchased both extensions, but brett171768 has a good point here.

It would be easy if there was a note something like:

"system requirements"
....

and maybe

"options in order to achieve..."

this would help to prevent frustration among clients.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

feedback noted.

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