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Overwrite client file name during file upload

Thread began 8/13/2015 2:18 am by pliogeo413133 | Last modified 8/13/2015 3:50 am by Ray Borduin | 256 views | 1 replies |


Overwrite client file name during file upload

Hi, I have successfully added file upload for image files to my insert and upload pages. Wanting to change the upload file name to a naming convention: userid_increment. So for all new records I want to always upload the file whereas when I update the record I always want to overwrite the file if client file name is different. Can't find any tutorials to achieve this- settings always take on the client file name and _increment. Is there a workaround to this?

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

You should be able to set the file name to the existing name from the database. Do you require an image on insert?

What if they change image types (.gif and then .jpg)? Are you just worried about image clutter? It might be easier to delete the old image when updated.

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