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JJ asked on 16 Jan 2012, 07:13 PM
How can I disable the upload button till a file is selected? I tried to set the upload enable=false then use

 

 

<telerik:radupload id="RadUpload1" OnClientFileSelected="ClientFileSelected"  runat="server" ControlObjectsVisibility="None"  text="BROWSE" targetfolder="uploads" ></telerik:radupload>

but not work

in javascript ClientFileSelected

 

I used below, not work
document.getElementById("Mygrid_ctl00_ctl04_btnUpload").disabled = true;

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answered on 17 Jan 2012, 10:12 PM
jj:

You can use RadUpload with an ASP.NET custom validator. CustomValidator supports both client-side and server-side validation. Validating client-side has the advantage that the CustomValidator prevents the page from submitting when there are selected files that the client-side validation function considers invalid. The validation function can use the validateExtensions() client-side method to validate file extensions on the client.

So, instead of disabling/enabling the "Submit" or "Upload" button, a better option is to use Required Field Validation to verify if an allowed file type has been added in the RadUpload File Input. I implemented this functionality in a quick demo. If there's no file selected and you click submit, the error message appears: "Please select at least one allowed file type" and there is no upload allowed until the end user selects a file that has an allowed extension.

Default.aspx:
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="Default.aspx.cs" Inherits="Default" %>
 
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
 
<head runat="server">
    <title></title>
    <telerik:RadStyleSheetManager id="RadStyleSheetManager1" runat="server" />
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <telerik:RadScriptManager ID="RadScriptManager1" runat="server">
        <Scripts>
            <%--Needed for JavaScript IntelliSense in VS2010--%>
            <%--For VS2008 replace RadScriptManager with ScriptManager--%>
            <asp:ScriptReference Assembly="Telerik.Web.UI" Name="Telerik.Web.UI.Common.Core.js" />
            <asp:ScriptReference Assembly="Telerik.Web.UI" Name="Telerik.Web.UI.Common.jQuery.js" />
            <asp:ScriptReference Assembly="Telerik.Web.UI" Name="Telerik.Web.UI.Common.jQueryInclude.js" />
        </Scripts>
    </telerik:RadScriptManager>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        //Put your JavaScript code here.
    </script>
    <telerik:RadAjaxManager ID="RadAjaxManager1" runat="server">
    </telerik:RadAjaxManager>
    <div>
<telerik:radupload id="RadUpload1" initialfileinputscount="1" allowedfileextensions=".png,.jpg,.txt"
    targetfolder="~/uploads" runat="server"></telerik:radupload>
<asp:CustomValidator ID="CustomValidator1" runat="server" ClientValidationFunction="validateRadUpload"
    ErrorMessage="Please select at least one allowed file type" OnServerValidate="CustomValidator1_ServerValidate"></asp:CustomValidator>
        <asp:Button runat="server" ID="Button1" Text="Submit" />
        <script type="text/javascript">
            function validateRadUpload(source, e) {
                e.IsValid = false;
                var upload = $find("<%= RadUpload1.ClientID %>");
                var inputs = upload.getFileInputs();
                for (var i = 0; i < inputs.length; i++) {
                    //check for empty string or invalid extension    
                    if (inputs[i].value != "" && upload.isExtensionValid(inputs[i].value)) {
                        e.IsValid = true;
                        break;
                    }
                }
            }
        </script>
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>
 
See the "radupload_clientsidevalidation.png" screenshot which shows display if no file has been selected and you click "Submit" button.

Hope this helps.
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answered on 17 Jan 2012, 10:21 PM
Thanks for the posting. That's what we currenly using. But our user doesn't want to see the error message. It's kind of headache for me. Please help if you can.

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answered on 17 Jan 2012, 11:39 PM
JJ:

I've reworked it to use a RadButton that disabled on load. Once a file is selected in the FileInput, the OnClientFileSelected="ClientFileSelected" enables the button. Is this what you seek?

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="Default.aspx.cs" Inherits="Default" %>
 
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<head runat="server">
    <title></title>
    <telerik:RadStyleSheetManager ID="RadStyleSheetManager1" runat="server" />
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <telerik:RadScriptManager ID="RadScriptManager1" runat="server">
        <Scripts>
            <%--Needed for JavaScript IntelliSense in VS2010--%>
            <%--For VS2008 replace RadScriptManager with ScriptManager--%>
            <asp:ScriptReference Assembly="Telerik.Web.UI" Name="Telerik.Web.UI.Common.Core.js" />
            <asp:ScriptReference Assembly="Telerik.Web.UI" Name="Telerik.Web.UI.Common.jQuery.js" />
            <asp:ScriptReference Assembly="Telerik.Web.UI" Name="Telerik.Web.UI.Common.jQueryInclude.js" />
        </Scripts>
    </telerik:RadScriptManager>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        function ClientFileSelected(source, eventargs) {
            var button = $find("<%= RadButton1.ClientID %>");
            button.set_enabled(true);
        }
 
    </script>
    <telerik:RadAjaxManager ID="RadAjaxManager1" runat="server">
    </telerik:RadAjaxManager>
    <div>
        <telerik:RadUpload ID="RadUpload1" OnClientFileSelected="ClientFileSelected" runat="server"
            ControlObjectsVisibility="None" text="BROWSE" TargetFolder="uploads">
        </telerik:RadUpload>
        <telerik:RadButton runat="server" Enabled="false" ID="RadButton1" Text="Submit" />
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

See screenshots: "raduploadbuttondisabled.png" and "raduploadbuttonenabled.png".

Hope this helps!
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answered on 18 Jan 2012, 04:45 PM
thanks!

I have the button nested in my grid.  var button = $find("<%= RadButton1.ClientID %>") get error RadButton1 does not exist in the current context

if I tried document.getElementById("MyGrid_ctl00_ctl04_RadButton1").disabled = true; not work
I also tried
var btn=document.getElementById("MyGrid_ctl00_ctl04_RadButton1");
btn.set_enabled(true); got can not find this method error.
is there any condition (control) for using set_enabled?

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answered on 18 Jan 2012, 06:45 PM
JJ:

Try wrapping the ClientFileSelected function in a RadCodeBlock, as follows:

<telerik:RadCodeBlock ID="RadCodeBlock1" runat="server"
  <script type="text/javascript">
        function ClientFileSelected(source, eventargs) {
            var button = $find("<%= RadButton1.ClientID %>");
            button.set_enabled(true);
        }
  
    </script>
</telerik:RadCodeBlock>

This may help to find the control.

Otherwise, take a look at the Accessing server controls in a grid template on the client code library for the way to locate the button.

Hope this helps!
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