[ic] Images and the Admin UI
Philip S. Hempel
pshempel at linuxhardcore.com
Mon Dec 15 09:31:31 EST 2003
On Sat, 2003-12-13 at 09:51, Ton Verhagen wrote:
> Quoting Philip S. Hempel (pshempel at linuxhardcore.com):
> >On Fri, 2003-12-12 at 12:45, Mike Heins wrote:
> > > Quoting Philip S. Hempel (pshempel at linuxhardcore.com):
> > > > I am using 5.0 pre cvs
> > > > Non-threaded perl 5.8.1
> > > >
> > > > Here is my dilemma, we have a number of products that use the same
> > > > image.
> > > >
> > > > Problem we have is in 4.9/5.0 the UI has changed in some way that allows
> > > > an upload of zero bit file essentially overwriting the original file or
> > > > zeroing out the file.
> > > >
> > > > What we do to cause this is to upload the image into one item, then edit
> > > > additional items placing the same image name into the image of the other
> > > > products that use it.
> > >
> > > Then you need to use a different widget than the imagehelper widget.
> > > The box you are typing into is not a text box, it is a file element.
> > > It is designed to upload a file, not input text info into the database.
> Have you tried my suggestion of changing the 'Directory' entry on
> the 'Advanced' tab of the meta edit form as suggested in one of
> my previous postings?
> I use that solution frequently for my customers and it really works
> like a charm.
I have and all I get is none as a drop down list, I checked logs and
nothing to show me why your proposal would not work. I tested it under a
demo store on the icdevgroup servers and it works. I see that this might
work similar to what I am trying to do.
I looked in my logs and see nothing as in errors.
> Best regards,
Thanks for the responses
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