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<translate>* '''type''' (mandatory) must be ''file''.</translate>
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<translate>* '''name''' (mandatory) is the unique name of the field.</translate>
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* '''type''' (mandatory) must be ''file''.</translate>
<translate>* '''label''' (mandatory) (translatable) is the descriptive title of the field.</translate>
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<translate>* '''description''' (optional) (translatable) is text that will be shown as a tooltip when the user moves the mouse over the drop-down box.</translate>
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* '''name''' (mandatory) is the unique name of the field.</translate>
<translate>* '''default''' (optional) (not translatable) is the default value, but doesn't mean much for a file.</translate>
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<translate><!--T:3-->
<translate>* '''size''' (optional) is the width of the file box in characters.</translate>  
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* '''label''' (mandatory) (translatable) is the descriptive title of the field.</translate>
<translate>* [http://www.w3schools.com/tags/att_input_accept.asp '''accept'''] (optional) Tells the browser what MIME types your form will allow to be uploaded.</translate>
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<translate>* '''class''' (optional) is a CSS class name for the HTML form field.</translate>
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* '''description''' (optional) (translatable) is text that will be shown as a tooltip when the user moves the mouse over the drop-down box.</translate>
<translate>* '''labelclass''' (optional) adds a CSS class for form field's label; for Joomla 2.5.4+</translate>
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<translate>* '''disabled''' (optional)  HTML equivalent attribute</translate>
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* '''default''' (optional) (not translatable) is the default value, but doesn't mean much for a file.</translate>
<translate>* '''onchange''' (optional)  HTML equivalent attribute (javascript use)</translate>
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<translate><!--T:6-->
<translate>* '''required''' (optional)  For Joomla form validating it to be filled in</translate>
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* '''size''' (optional) is the width of the file box in characters.</translate>  
<translate>* '''validate''' (optional)  Whether to Joomla validate the field according to rules</translate>
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<translate>* '''showon''' (optional)  Allows you to hide the field based on the value(s) of another field; for Joomla 3.2.4+</translate>
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* [http://www.w3schools.com/tags/att_input_accept.asp '''accept'''] (optional) Tells the browser what MIME types your form will allow to be uploaded.</translate>
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<translate><!--T:8-->
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* '''class''' (optional) is a CSS class name for the HTML form field.</translate>
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<translate><!--T:9-->
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* '''labelclass''' (optional) adds a CSS class for form field's label; for Joomla 2.5.4+</translate>
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<translate><!--T:10-->
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* '''disabled''' (optional)  HTML equivalent attribute</translate>
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<translate><!--T:11-->
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* '''onchange''' (optional)  HTML equivalent attribute (javascript use)</translate>
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<translate><!--T:12-->
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* '''required''' (optional)  For Joomla form validating it to be filled in</translate>
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<translate><!--T:13-->
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* '''validate''' (optional)  Whether to Joomla validate the field according to rules</translate>
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<translate><!--T:14-->
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* '''showon''' (optional)  Allows you to hide the field based on the value(s) of another field; for Joomla 3.2.4+</translate>
  
<translate>'''Note:'''
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'''Note:'''
 
When using the file input type you should always add the attribute enctype="multipart/form-data" to your form tag. Otherwise, the uploaded files will not be attached correctly.</translate>
 
When using the file input type you should always add the attribute enctype="multipart/form-data" to your form tag. Otherwise, the uploaded files will not be attached correctly.</translate>
<translate>'''Note 2:'''
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'''Note 2:'''
 
You can put a soft limit file size by adding a hidden field with name="MAX_FILE_SIZE" and value the maximum allowed bytes which is handled by php, but you must also handle it in your code with or without it.</translate>
 
You can put a soft limit file size by adding a hidden field with name="MAX_FILE_SIZE" and value the maximum allowed bytes which is handled by php, but you must also handle it in your code with or without it.</translate>
  
<translate>Example XML field definition:</translate>
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Example XML field definition:</translate>
  
 
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<translate>=== See also ===</translate>
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<translate>=== See also === <!--T:18--></translate>
<translate>* [[S:MyLanguage/Standard form field types|List of standard form field types]]</translate>
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* [[S:MyLanguage/Standard form field types|List of standard form field types]]</translate>
  
 
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[[Category:Standard form field types]]
 
[[Category:Standard form field types]]
 
[[Category:Form fields]]
 
[[Category:Form fields]]

Latest revision as of 08:22, 15 August 2015

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  • type (mandatory) must be file.
  • name (mandatory) is the unique name of the field.
  • label (mandatory) (translatable) is the descriptive title of the field.
  • description (optional) (translatable) is text that will be shown as a tooltip when the user moves the mouse over the drop-down box.
  • default (optional) (not translatable) is the default value, but doesn't mean much for a file.
  • size (optional) is the width of the file box in characters.
  • accept (optional) Tells the browser what MIME types your form will allow to be uploaded.
  • class (optional) is a CSS class name for the HTML form field.
  • labelclass (optional) adds a CSS class for form field's label; for Joomla 2.5.4+
  • disabled (optional) HTML equivalent attribute
  • onchange (optional) HTML equivalent attribute (javascript use)
  • required (optional) For Joomla form validating it to be filled in
  • validate (optional) Whether to Joomla validate the field according to rules
  • showon (optional) Allows you to hide the field based on the value(s) of another field; for Joomla 3.2.4+

Note: When using the file input type you should always add the attribute enctype="multipart/form-data" to your form tag. Otherwise, the uploaded files will not be attached correctly. Note 2: You can put a soft limit file size by adding a hidden field with name="MAX_FILE_SIZE" and value the maximum allowed bytes which is handled by php, but you must also handle it in your code with or without it.

Example XML field definition:

<field name="myfilevalue" type="file" label="Enter some text" description="Choose an image from your computer with maximum 100KB" size="10" accept="image/*" />

See also