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Xform form and custom file upload - how to store in database?

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I created a custom page type that is a mix of using a regular xform created in Edit mode, and I have added a custom file upload tool at the top of the page. I added a custom button submit, and on submit it stores the xform data using:

FormControl.SubmitForm(ChannelOptions.Database);

I've stored the file names uploaded into an array. How do I also add these files names (not actual files, just names) into the database? I'm not sure how I append to the database fields stored using ChannelOptions.

#33818
Oct 20, 2009 16:22
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Hi!

Try attaching to the BeforeSubmittingPostedData event for your XFormControl instance and set your file upload values direcly to the e.FormData object in your event arguments. Here´s a sample from the sdk:

e.FormData.SetValue("mycustomvalue", "12345");
Regards
Linus Ekström
EPiServer Development Team
#33825
Oct 20, 2009 20:26
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Thanks Linus!

I saw this in the SDK:

XForm form = new XForm();
XFormData data = form.CreateFormData();
NameValueCollection values = data.GetValues();
foreach(String key in values)
{
data.SetValue(key, "abc");
}
data.ChannelOptions = ChannelOptions.Database;
data.Send(); // In 4.51 you have to call data.Send(data.FormId);

 

 

But I didn't see anything about e.FormData.SetValue. I couldn't figure out how to add to the same form instead of a new form created.

#33827
Oct 20, 2009 21:01
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Oh that worked by the way, if I didn't say that earlier Laughing
#33828
Oct 20, 2009 21:02
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