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Upload a file to a server via ASP

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Last Modified: 2010-04-06
I want to upload a file via a webpage but i dont want to use another child window or create a form, i want to pass it to another page with other information and do the processing from an asp page, is this possible or do i need to use child windows.  Possible?
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you can do it automatically, but you will need to set the filepath as some kind of variable, then request it for the upload.

Best bet may be to use a from, that way you can browse for the file that you are uploading.

If you decide to go this route, you can do it all from 1 page.

let me know either way, and I will try some stuff out...

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I think Im going to go with the first option, If i can fill a text box with the path to the file, and pass this to the next page with post, I should be able to have asp flesh it out as well.  

This is my textfield with a browse button as well:
<input name="filetoupload" type="file" id="filetoupload" size="65" >
still Possible?

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sure is.  Do you know if your server has any Upload Components installed?  If so what?

Also what language(s) does your server support?  (Is it a linux server, windows server?)

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Commented:
Windows IIs sevrer 2003, no componets there as I know of, but I can isntall naything needed as long as we dont need to pay for it.  so it is possible?

Commented:
it's possible.  even without a component.  Just figured I'd ask first because that would have been easier  :)

I'll put something together and get back to you in a little bit
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ok..check this out.
let me know when you get it setup, and I'll send ya some code for the form and stuff

http://www.planetsourcecode.com/vb/scripts/ShowCode.asp?txtCodeId=8525&lngWId=4&txtForceRefresh=330200616124180938

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