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Rename uploaded file with SESSION_ID and FILENAME?

Thread began 2/03/2017 4:06 am by tony | Last modified 2/03/2017 3:36 pm by Ray Borduin | 204 views | 2 replies |

tony

Rename uploaded file with SESSION_ID and FILENAME?

Hi all,
I have set up a page that allow the user to upload a file (works fine).
is there a way to rename a file even if it doesn't exist?

I would like to upload a file named: recordID + OriginalFilename.
Then I need to attach this uploaded file to an Universal Email behaviour.

The problem, here is that Linux allow uploading file1,jpg and File.jpg as two separate files. But I need to download all files in windows so I get prompts for replacing existing files.
To be sure all files are unique I could just add the recordID to fhe file name. Is this correct?

Is there a way to do this?

tony

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tony

I'm just investigating/testing:
I edited the "upload files" behaviour and changed the FILE field FROM "[filename]" to "<?php echo $_SESSION['insID']; ?>[FileName]".
But the session is not inserted because the session is created from the Insert record server behaviour that is just below the "upload files" behaviour in the server behaviours panel.

So, I tried to move the code of the "upload files" behaviour just below the Insert record server behaviour code.
Result: the email file attachement is renamed correctly (sessione ID + filename).
BUT now the file field in the insert record is empty.
I think this is due to moving the "upload files" code below the "insert record" code.

Is there to make it work in email and insert record?

TIA
Tony

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

I think the only way to make it work would be:
1) Insert into the database without setting the file name column
2) Upload the file and give it the correct name
3) Update the database with the filename

So just add a second Update server behavior to your second scenario to get the final file name and don't even try to set it in the insert.

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