Filepicker

Filepicker widget is used to allow users to upload files from their local machines to any cloud storage via API. Cloudinary and Amazon S3 have simple APIs for cloud storage uploads

Upload File

You can upload files by creating a post API and referring to the base64 or binary version of the file in the post body. The data format is determined by the Data Type property in the property pane

{{ Filepicker1.files[0].data }}

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Properties

Internal Property

Description

files

This is the array of files selected in the file picker. The data of each file are present in each array object and can be accessed using

uploadedFileUrls

This is the data that was bound in the Uploaded File URLs property for access to be uploaded in an API.

Property

Description

Label

Sets the label of the Filepicker.

Maximum No. of files

Enables you to set the maximum number of files allowed to be uploaded by a user.

Maximum File Size

Enables you to set the maximum allowed size of each file that a user can upload.

Data Type

This determines the data format of the files uploaded. This can be referenced using

Allowed File Types

Enables you to set constraints on the type of file a user can upload. Accepts an array of wildcardsimage/*, exact mime types image/jpeg, or file extensions .jpg:['image/*', '.jpg', '.jpeg', '.png', '.gif']

Required

When turned on, it makes a user input required and disables any form submission until an input is made.

Visible

Controls widget's visibility on the page. When turned off, the widget will not be visible when the app is published

Uploaded File URLs

This property specifies the URLs of the uploaded files that the file upload API returned. You can bind it to the API using

Action

Description

onFilesSelected

Sets the action to be run when the user selects files to be uploaded. See a list of supported actions. You can immediately call an API or the S3 plugin to upload the base64 of the file to your cloud storage