Allow change of case in filename

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  1. James
    James avatar
    70 posts
    Member since:
    Jun 2009

    Posted 01 Oct 2010 Link to this post


    In the fileExplorer, if you change a filename but only change the case of the name eg:

    then the changes are not saved as it thinks the file already exists (it does in essence as I know it is trying to perform a move on the file, not a rename).

    Is there a way to allow this so that if a file is uploaded with a filename that has the wrong case it can be changed?

  2. Fiko
    Fiko avatar
    1406 posts

    Posted 06 Oct 2010 Link to this post

    Hello James,

    The best way to do this is to override the FileBrowserContentProvider's MoveFile method.
    In your case I recommend you to subclass the default provider which ships with RdFileExplorer - Telerik.Web.UI.Widgets.FileSystemContentProvider. Then you need to override these methods:
    • GetFileMethod - this method is called in order to determine whether a file exists or not. If the method returns null, this means that the file does not exists
    • MoveFile method - in order to achieve the desired result

    Then you can set the new provider to the RadFileExplorer control.

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