[ic] Images and the Admin UI
tverhagen at alamerce.nl
Mon Dec 15 09:49:23 EST 2003
Quoting Philip S. Hempel (pshempel at linuxhardcore.com):
>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
> > > > > 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.
Has your catalog a sym link 'images' to the images directory in html space?
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