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How to call "File Open Dialog Window" from HTML or PHP ?

Posted on 2004-04-22
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Hi ..
How to call "File Open dialog window" from HTML or PHP to select particular type of files ?
(I want the user to upload Picture files, by selecting the filename)

Regards,
Mohamed RIAZ.
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efaisal earned 60 total points
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Create an HTML form with enctype attribute, put input element with file type. Below is an example:
<form enctype="multipart/form-data" action="yourscript.php" method="post">
<input type="hidden" name="MAX_FILE_SIZE" value="2000000">
<input type="file" name="attach" size="35">
<input type="submit" name="submit" value="Submit">
</form>
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by:Lord_McFly
Lord_McFly earned 65 total points
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You will also need code to perform the upload, just having the <input type="file"> won't allow you to upload it to your server.

If you don't have any code your provider might already allow uploading via 3rd party component.

I also came across this page - don't know if it is of use as I'm not a PHP person.

http://www.io.com/~terrence/php/upload/upload.php
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