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Posted on 2011-09-16
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Hey guys i am using a file upload to browse for an image and display it on a image controle, but it not working.

here my code:

this is my value path:

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\ramcon.co.za\slide_1.jpg

here my c# code
 
string path = System.IO.Path.GetFullPath(this.AsyncFileUpload.PostedFile.FileName);
                imgLoading.ImageUrl = "~/images/facebook.png";

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by:ivan_vagunin
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Hi! Do you want to display an image from client machine (before uploading), or image from server (after uploading)?
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yes, i want the user to browse for an image and display in the image, like a preview.
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by:ivan_vagunin
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ok, then you need to set Url to local path, while System.IO.Path.GetFullPath(this.AsyncFileUpload.PostedFile.FileName) will give you path on server, which is not the same
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how do i set the local path?
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by:ivan_vagunin
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Hi You cannot do that in server code for security reasons, the only chance is to use javascript. Look following sample: http://www.daniweb.com/web-development/javascript-dhtml-ajax/threads/114822
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i have this javascript on my fileupload:

 
function uploadComplete(sender, args) 
{ 
    try 
    { 
        var fileExtension=args.get_fileName();
        var gif =fileExtension.indexOf('.gif');
        var png =fileExtension.indexOf('.png');
        var jpg = fileExtension.indexOf('.jpg');
        var jpeg = fileExtension.indexOf('.jpeg');
        
        if(gif > 0 || png > 0 || jpg > 0 || jpeg > 0) 
        { 
            $get("dvFileInfo").style.display='block'; 
            $get("dvFileErrorInfo").style.display='none'; 
            $get("<%=lblSuccess.ClientID%>").innerHTML = "File Uploaded Successfully"; 
        } 
        else 
        { 
            $get("dvFileErrorInfo").style.display='block'; 
            $get("<%=lblError.ClientID%>").innerHTML = "Allowed File extension are {.gif,.png,.jpg,.jpeg} supported"; 
            $get("dvFileInfo").style.display='none'; 
            return; 
        } 
    } 
    catch(e) 
    { 
        alert(e.message); 
    }      
}

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Hi! Do you use AsyncFileUpload from ajax toolkit? Do you want to display preview after file is uploaded to server?
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yes, i am using AsyncFileUpload.
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Do you save file some where on server (DB or FS), once it is uploaded?
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i have a fileupload to browse for an image and and have a button to save to a database, but i want to have a preview befor hitting the save button.
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This question is a duplicate of this one:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/.NET/ASP.NET/Q_27311642.html?cid=1576

You would need to save the image to a directory that the web application has permission to read from then assign the saved image path to the source attribute of the Image control.

Example: You have a folder inside your web application that you save your uploaded images to called UploadedImages. The folder has read/write privileges for IIS_IUSRS. Get the path to that folder:

string APP_PATH = Server.MapPath(System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Request.ApplicationPath) + "images\\";

Save your uploaded image to it:

myImage.Save(APP_PATH + "facebook.png");

Assign the image path to the source attribute of the Image control:

imgLoading.ImageUrl = "~/images/facebook.png";
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