Using RadUpload in Collapsed mode

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  1. Brian
    Brian avatar
    5 posts
    Member since:
    Jul 2008

    Posted 29 Jul 2008 Link to this post

    I am using the radUpload control but I want to provide my own GUI an Upload button and progress bar.   I put the control on my page and set the Visibility to Collapsed.  I configure the control, the service url, overwrite etc and call the ShowFileDialog() method on the control to browse for a file.  I call the StartUpload method to start the upload and show progress using the ProgressChanged event.

    When I run this with visibility=Collapsed I get a NullReferenceException.  If I run it with Visibility=Visible it works properly, except that the control is visible on my page.  I would like to be able to use the control with Visibility=Collapsed in order to supply my own GUI

    Thanks,
    Brian
  2. Answer
    Valio
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    102 posts
    Member since:
    Jun 2006

    Posted 29 Jul 2008 Link to this post

    Hi Brian,

    You have 2 options. You can redesign the control by modifying its ControlTemplate, so you modify the complete look and feel, OR you can  set the Opacity property of RadUpload to 0 and this way the control will not be visible. The second choice will be easier for you most probably.

    Best Regards,
    Valentin Stoychev
    Telerik
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