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using freeaspupload to insert image location into database

Posted on 2006-11-06
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I've been trying to create a page where users can upload an image for use in a personals section. I found a program called Free ASP Upload which works great for allowing the user to upload the image. Is there a way I can also use this to save a path to the image in my database. I want the image path to be labled as:    uploads/ "imagename"
and I want it to go into table= personals    column= picture.

Can someone show me how to modify my code to do this? Or if there is an easier way, like redirecting to a different page which will then confirm the information and insert to the database. Thanks.

<%@ Language=VBScript %>
option explicit
Response.Expires = -1
Server.ScriptTimeout = 600
<!-- #include file="freeaspupload.asp" -->

' ****************************************************
' Change the value of the variable below to the pathname
' of a directory with write permissions, for example "C:\Inetpub\wwwroot"
  Dim uploadsDirVar
  uploadsDirVar = "C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\glowfish\uploads"
' ****************************************************

' Note: this file uploadTester.asp is just an example to demonstrate
' the capabilities of the freeASPUpload.asp class. There are no plans
' to add any new features to uploadTester.asp itself. Feel free to add
' your own code. If you are building a content management system, you
' may also want to consider this script: http://www.webfilebrowser.com/

function OutputForm()
    <form name="frmSend" method="POST" enctype="multipart/form-data" action="uploadTester.asp" onSubmit="return onSubmitForm();">
      <B>File names:</B><br>
    File 1: <input name="attach1" type="file" size=35><br>
    <input style="margin-top:4" type=submit value="Upload">
end function

function TestEnvironment()
    Dim fso, fileName, testFile, streamTest
    TestEnvironment = ""
    Set fso = Server.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    if not fso.FolderExists(uploadsDirVar) then
        TestEnvironment = "<B>Folder " & uploadsDirVar & " does not exist.</B><br>The value of your uploadsDirVar is incorrect. Open uploadTester.asp in an editor and change the value of uploadsDirVar to the pathname of a directory with write permissions."
        exit function
    end if
    fileName = uploadsDirVar & "\test.txt"
    on error resume next
    Set testFile = fso.CreateTextFile(fileName, true)
    If Err.Number<>0 then
        TestEnvironment = "<B>Folder " & uploadsDirVar & " does not have write permissions.</B><br>The value of your uploadsDirVar is incorrect. Open uploadTester.asp in an editor and change the value of uploadsDirVar to the pathname of a directory with write permissions."
        exit function
    end if
    If Err.Number<>0 then
        TestEnvironment = "<B>Folder " & uploadsDirVar & " does not have delete permissions</B>, although it does have write permissions.<br>Change the permissions for IUSR_<I>computername</I> on this folder."
        exit function
    end if
    Set streamTest = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Stream")
    If Err.Number<>0 then
        TestEnvironment = "<B>The ADODB object <I>Stream</I> is not available in your server.</B><br>Check the Requirements page for information about upgrading your ADODB libraries."
        exit function
    end if
    Set streamTest = Nothing
end function

function SaveFiles
    Dim Upload, fileName, fileSize, ks, i, fileKey

    Set Upload = New FreeASPUpload

      ' If something fails inside the script, but the exception is handled
      If Err.Number<>0 then Exit function

    SaveFiles = ""
    ks = Upload.UploadedFiles.keys
    if (UBound(ks) <> -1) then
        SaveFiles = "<B>Files uploaded:</B> "
        for each fileKey in Upload.UploadedFiles.keys
            SaveFiles = SaveFiles & Upload.UploadedFiles(fileKey).FileName & " (" & Upload.UploadedFiles(fileKey).Length & "B) "
        SaveFiles = "The file name specified in the upload form does not correspond to a valid file in the system."
    end if
      SaveFiles = SaveFiles & "<br>Enter a number = " & Upload.Form("enter_a_number") & "<br>"
      SaveFiles = SaveFiles & "Checkbox values = " & Upload.Form("checkbox_values") & "<br>"
end function

<TITLE>Test Free ASP Upload</TITLE>
BODY {background-color: white;font-family:arial; font-size:12}
function onSubmitForm() {
    var formDOMObj = document.frmSend;
    if (formDOMObj.attach1.value == "" && formDOMObj.attach2.value == "" && formDOMObj.attach3.value == "" && formDOMObj.attach4.value == "" )
        alert("Please press the browse button and pick a file.")
        return true;
    return false;



<div style="border-bottom: #A91905 2px solid;font-size:16">Upload files to your server</div>
Dim diagnostics
if Request.ServerVariables("REQUEST_METHOD") <> "POST" then
    diagnostics = TestEnvironment()
    if diagnostics<>"" then
        response.write "<div style=""margin-left:20; margin-top:30; margin-right:30; margin-bottom:30;"">"
        response.write diagnostics
        response.write "<p>After you correct this problem, reload the page."
        response.write "</div>"
        response.write "<div style=""margin-left:150"">"
        response.write "</div>"
    end if
    response.write "<div style=""margin-left:150"">"
    response.write SaveFiles()
    response.write "<br><br></div>"
end if


<!-- Please support this free script by having a link to freeaspupload.net either in this page or somewhere else in your site. -->
<div style="border-bottom: #A91905 2px solid;font-size:10"></div>


Question by:elliottbenzle
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ksbhat earned 1500 total points
ID: 17887568
You can make changes in the function SaveFiles where you are looping through to display the saved file names.
You can write a function that accepts arguments for Filename and the userID, and stores that into the DB. This function can be called from the loop mentioned above.

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