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Renaming Filenames with 2 extensions

Thread began 6/29/2010 12:48 pm by deafboyz_audio386924 | Last modified 7/06/2010 4:08 pm by deafboyz_audio386924 | 864 views | 5 replies |

deafboyz_audio386924

Renaming Filenames with 2 extensions

I have a need to upload 2 copies of a image.... one 100 X 75 (small) and one 600 X 400 somethin (large) with 2 inner extensions to differentiate

The upload works fine.... What I want to do is name one " black_lab.small.jpg " and then name the other one " black_lab.large.jpg "

I can do this fine up until I encounter that same filename a 2nd time. WHen the script renames the duplicate filename with a _1 via "[NewFileName]_[Increment]"
the name comes out as " black_lab.small_1.jpg

I have tried the following

"[NewFileName]_[Increment]".small
"[NewFileName]_[Increment].small"
"[NewFileName]_[Increment]".".small"

I have even tried putting it like this:
'FileName' => "[FileName].small",
'FileName' => "[FileName]".".small",

plus a few others....


I have tried multiple ways and they all some out with the _[increment] on the outside, not the inside...

So how Can I get the filenames to be

example_3.small.jpg and not example.small_1.jpg



Thanks ahead for your help....

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Jimmy Wu

Unfortunately, this isn't something that you'll be able to do using the upload. The [NewFileName] portion of the renaming uses the FileName that you set up like this [FileName].small or [FileName].large and adds the increment to it. It would require some custom modification of the code to get the renaming to work that way, so it is not supported.

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deafboyz_audio386924

ok... that is not what i was hoping for but what can i say.... thats coding right?

I understand that this is not something that is supported out of the box with DFP2.... I tried modifing the other end to make it so that I would not have to use the .small and .large in filenames..... lets just say that its not feasible.... talkin about MAJOR mod...

So I am willing to do the custom mods on helper.php and the upload form to make it work... at least i only have 2 documents to work with compared to 150.

I have decent knowledge in PHP and am willing to take on this project, its a necessity..... Care to point me in the right direction with a general idea? I can handle it with a push in the right direction

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deafboyz_audio386924

ok i got half way there.....

case WADFP_JPEG:

$newFilePath = preg_replace( $fileExtensionRegExp, $uniqueFileNamePart, $imageFilePath).'.small.jpg';
$endExtension = 'small.jpg';



I added the .small into the part at the end of helperphp.php where it names the file.... And it Works!!! almost.... I need a way to defferentiate which ones get a .large and which ones get a .small according to the final destination folder.....

I tried going off the value of $val['UploadFolder'] so that it looked like this....

case WADFP_JPEG:


if ($val['UploadFolder'] == 'videos/uploads/'){
$newFilePath = preg_replace( $fileExtensionRegExp, $uniqueFileNamePart, $imageFilePath).'.jpg';
$endExtension = 'jpg';
}

elseif ($val['UploadFolder'] == 'videos/uploads/thumbs/'){
$newFilePath = preg_replace( $fileExtensionRegExp, $uniqueFileNamePart, $imageFilePath).'.small.jpg';
$endExtension = 'small.jpg';
}
/**/
$imageQuality = intval($imageOptions[1]);

if($imageQuality > 100){
$imageQuality = 100;
}
if($imageQuality < 0 ){
$imageQuality = 0;
}
imagejpeg($tmp,$newFilePath,$imageQuality);
break;



But that resulted in no file at all being uplaoded..... which i dont get b/c the value of $val['UploadFolder'] is 'videos/uploads/thumbs/'... so one of em should execute at least...

Need a lil help on this, even just an idea?

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mustang_sally_85344510

maybe you want to consider just "overwriting" the file....
if the file already exists.

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deafboyz_audio386924

b/c cameras use common naming conventions... if someone uploads a diff pic with the same name I need to rename the new one so that both can keep their respective images.

I think i am going another route with this.... i got halfway there but could not figure the rest out...

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