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From Günther Wieser <gwie...@creative-it.com>
Subject AW: AW: Multi-select file chooser
Date Mon, 28 Feb 2005 23:26:53 GMT
 
just in case you wonder: it's not a text field, it's "file" field (<input
type="file" name="Name" maxlength="length" accept="Mime-Type">)

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Nic Werner [mailto:werner@sonoma.edu] 
Gesendet: Dienstag, 01. März 2005 00:24
An: Struts Users Mailing List
Betreff: Re: AW: Multi-select file chooser

Ah, I looked at it that he was selecting files from a directory tree, not
entering into a text field

Günther Wieser wrote:

>this is standard browser behaviour, haven't seen any browser who would 
>allow you to select more than one file.
>reason for that is that your form only includes one form field of type 
>file, so how can the browser add more than one file in a way that your 
>app understands this?
>
>the only chance for multiple file selection is to ask the user before 
>generation of the form "how many files do you want to upload", or by 
>adding another file field to the form as soon as the user selects one 
>(using javascript; but this is quite ugly and can make a lot of 
>troubles with different browser or javascript-disabled ones...) or 
>he/she upload a zip file...
>
>if there is someone outside who knows a better solution, let us know, 
>this is a very common problem.
>
>kr,
>guenther
>
>-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: Nic Werner [mailto:werner@sonoma.edu]
>Gesendet: Dienstag, 01. März 2005 00:17
>An: Struts Users Mailing List
>Betreff: Re: Multi-select file chooser
>
>Wow, what browser is that? Can they hold down CTRL? (assuming Windows)
>
>Rakefet Bitton wrote:
>
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>
>>Hi, I'm using the "file" tag to select a file from my jsp. The default 
>>browser allows the user to select only 1 file at a time. The user can 
>>not multi select files or a directory.
>>
>>Does anyone know of a multi-select file and directory chooser?
>>
>>Thanks very much.
>>
>>
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