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Adding a photo - if one already exits in another record

Thread began 12/04/2012 8:05 am by thehalpeen319342 | Last modified 12/04/2012 12:59 pm by thehalpeen319342 | 1615 views | 2 replies |


Adding a photo - if one already exits in another record

Dear Jason,
Question 1
A while back you advise me to select 'rename new file' in the action file, if I wish to populate a database with a filename that another user had used - say myphoto.jpg. When I upload the photo, the database field called 'photo' is populated with the name of the jpeg 'myphoto.jpg', but now I have two records with the same name for their photos.

The photos are being renamed correctly in the images folder, but as I said above, the new names - with the increment are not shown in the database.
See code below:

Question 2
I've also created a jpg called 'noimage.jpg' and this is the default image, that will be used if a user does not submit an image. The problem is that when a record is inserted (with no image), the default value that I setup in the database ('noimage.jpg') is not inserted - is this because I'm inserting a record called blank. How do I get it to default to ''noimage.jpg' if the user inserts nothing?

<?php require_once('Connections/CommSimpleRegister.php'); ?>
<?php require_once("webassist/database_management/wa_appbuilder_php.php"); ?>
<?php require_once("webassist/file_manipulation/helperphp.php"); ?>
// WA_UploadResult1 Params Start
$WA_UploadResult1_Params = array();
// WA_UploadResult1_1 Start
$WA_UploadResult1_Params["WA_UploadResult1_1"] = array(
'UploadFolder' => "member_photos/",
'FileName' => "[FileName]",
'DefaultFileName' => "",
'ResizeType' => "4",
'ResizeWidth' => "150",
'ResizeHeight' => "100",
'ResizeFillColor' => "#FFFFFF" );
// WA_UploadResult1_1 End
// WA_UploadResult1_2 Start
$WA_UploadResult1_Params["WA_UploadResult1_2"] = array(
'UploadFolder' => "member_photos/thumbs/",
'FileName' => "[FileName]_thumb",
'DefaultFileName' => "",
'ResizeType' => "4",
'ResizeWidth' => "40",
'ResizeHeight' => "60",
'ResizeFillColor' => "#FFFFFF" );
// WA_UploadResult1_2 End
// WA_UploadResult1 Params End
if(($_SERVER["REQUEST_METHOD"] == "POST") && (isset($_SERVER["HTTP_REFERER"]) && strpos(urldecode($_SERVER["HTTP_REFERER"]), urldecode($_SERVER["SERVER_NAME"].$_SERVER["PHP_SELF"])) > 0) && isset($_POST)){
WA_DFP_UploadFiles("WA_UploadResult1", "photo", "2", "[ExistingFileName]_[Increment]", "JPG:80", $WA_UploadResult1_Params);

// WA DataAssist Insert
if (($_SERVER["REQUEST_METHOD"] == "POST") && (isset($_SERVER["HTTP_REFERER"]) && strpos(urldecode($_SERVER["HTTP_REFERER"]), urldecode($_SERVER["SERVER_NAME"].$_SERVER["PHP_SELF"])) > 0) && isset($_POST)) // Trigger
$WA_connection = $CommSimpleRegister;
$WA_table = "test_table";
$WA_sessionName = "testSession_ID";
$WA_redirectURL = "";
if (function_exists("rel2abs")) $WA_redirectURL = $WA_redirectURL?rel2abs($WA_redirectURL,dirname(__FILE__)):"";
$WA_keepQueryString = false;
$WA_fieldNamesStr = "f_name|l_name|email|phone|password|photo";
$WA_fieldValuesStr = "".((isset($_POST["f_name"]))?$_POST["f_name"]:"") ."" . $WA_AB_Split . "".((isset($_POST["l_name"]))?$_POST["l_name"]:"") ."" . $WA_AB_Split . "".((isset($_POST["email"]))?$_POST["email"]:"") ."" . $WA_AB_Split . "".((isset($_POST["phone"]))?$_POST["phone"]:"") ."" . $WA_AB_Split . "".((isset($_POST["password"]))?$_POST["password"]:"") ."" . $WA_AB_Split . "".((isset($_FILES["photo"]))?$_FILES["photo"]["name"]:"") ."";
$WA_columnTypesStr = "',none,''|',none,''|',none,''|none,none,NULL|',none,''|',none,''";
$WA_fieldNames = explode("|", $WA_fieldNamesStr);
$WA_fieldValues = explode($WA_AB_Split, $WA_fieldValuesStr);
$WA_columns = explode("|", $WA_columnTypesStr);
$WA_connectionDB = $database_CommSimpleRegister;
mysql_select_db($WA_connectionDB, $WA_connection);
$insertParamsObj = WA_AB_generateInsertParams($WA_fieldNames, $WA_columns, $WA_fieldValues, -1);
$WA_Sql = "INSERT INTO `" . $WA_table . "` (" . $insertParamsObj->WA_tableValues . ") VALUES (" . $insertParamsObj->WA_dbValues . ")";
$MM_editCmd = mysql_query($WA_Sql, $WA_connection) or die(mysql_error());
$_SESSION[$WA_sessionName] = mysql_insert_id($WA_connection);
if ($WA_redirectURL != "") {
$WA_redirectURL = str_replace("[Insert_ID]",$_SESSION[$WA_sessionName],$WA_redirectURL);
if ($WA_keepQueryString && $WA_redirectURL != "" && isset($_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"]) && $_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"] !== "" && sizeof($_POST) > 0) {
$WA_redirectURL .= ((strpos($WA_redirectURL, '?') === false)?"?":"&").$_SERVER["QUERY_STRING"];
header("Location: ".$WA_redirectURL);
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Test Upload</title>

<form action="" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data" name="form1" id="form1">
<form id="reg_Form" name="reg_Form" method="post" action="">
<label for="f_name">First Name</label>
<input type="text" name="f_name" id="f_name" />
enter a first name</p>
<label for="l_name">Last Name</label>
<input type="text" name="l_name" id="l_name" />
<label for="email">Email</label>
<input type="text" name="email" id="email" />
<label for="phone">Phone</label>
<input type="text" name="phone" id="phone" />
<label for="password">Password</label>
<input type="password" name="password" id="password" />
<label for="photo">photo</label>
<label for="photo2"></label>
<input type="file" name="photo" id="photo2" />
<input type="submit" name="button" id="button" value="Submit" />


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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

1) when using File Upload, a new binding group is created on the binding panel, "WA Uploaded File (<File field name>)", where <File field name> is the name of your file field. This binding group contains a Server File Name binding that contains the name of the file that is created in the server

in the insert record and update record behaviors, bind the image column to the Server File name binding

1) In the file upload behavior, set the Default File setting to noimage.jpg

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Jason, that's fantastic. I've got a pretty interesting membership database almost developed, with, would you believe, pictures of the members now possible. This project took on a few extra legs, but I'm beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel. There's a little bit to go yet, but you've been a great help along the journey.

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