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Upload a folder not a file

Anthony Smith
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Has anyone ever done this? Is it possible. I want to bascailly upload a folder, which in turn will upload all the files in that folder.
Please advise.
Chris Baron
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Joined: Mar 21, 2003
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No advice, sorry
but this interessts too.
May be it can be done with a zipped folder, wich is unzipped on the server somehow.
cb
Bear Bibeault
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I know of no way to get the 'file' input type to allow you to select a folder rather than a file. It doesn't even seem to allow the selection of multiple files. (This control is one of my top candidates for "needs help").
If the folder is zipped into a single file, then it'd be just like uploading any other file (which can then be dealt with on the server however you wish).
hth,
bear
[ May 07, 2003: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

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