File Manager

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1 Introduction

A file manager is used to upload and/or download files.

File Manager

It must be placed inside a data view connected to the entity System.FileDocument or a specialization thereof.

2 Properties

An example of file manager properties is represented in the image below:

File Manager Properties

File manager properties consist of the following sections:

2.1 Common Section

For more information on properties in this section, see the Common Section section in Properties Common in the Page Editor.

2.2 Design Properties Section

The Design Properties allow you to change spacing and alignment of the widget and hide it on phone, tablet, or desktop, if needed. Design properties may vary depending on the type of the widget. For example, for the text widget you can change its font weight, color, alignment, and letter case.

2.3 Editability Section

Editability determines whether an end-user can change the value in an input widget.

For more information on properties of this section, see the Editability Section section of Properties Common in the Page Editor.

2.4 General Section

2.4.1 Type

The Type property indicates how the end-user will be able to use the file manager.

Value Description
Upload The file manager can only be used to upload a file.
Download The file manager can only be used to download a file.
Both (default) The file manager can be used to both upload and download a file.

2.4.2 Max File Size (MB)

Max file size (MB) determines the maximum size of files (in megabytes) that can be uploaded.

Default: 5

2.4.3 Allowed Extensions

You can specify file extensions that users are allowed to upload. If no extension is specified, all file extensions are allowed. Separate multiple extensions by a semi-colon, e.g. txt;doc

If a file with an extension that is not allowed is selected, a system text for File manager/image viewer > Error: incorrect file extension will be shown below the file manager.

2.4.4 Show File in Browser

Show file in browser indicates whether a file will be shown in the browser instead of being downloaded.

Default: False

2.5 Label Section

A label describes the purpose of a widget to the end-user.

For more information on properties of this section, see the Label Section section in Properties Common in the Page Editor.

2.6 Visibility Section

Visibility determines whether a widget is displayed to the end-user as part of the page.

For more information on properties of this section, see the Visibility Section section in Properties Common in the Page Editor.

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