uploading files

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  1. dmel

    dmel Gold Member

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    Is there a way to upload files outside of the create/reply thread infrastructure?

    I think it would be useful to be able to upload a bunch of files and grab their attachment#s so you can include them in future posts using the ATTACH bbcode.
     
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  2. Gargoyle
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    I've seen other IBB's where you have a photo area on your profile page, and you can upload a collection of pix there. Other file types should be possible the same way.

    Could the same thing be done with a google, dropbox, or other account?
     
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    I really do not see why this needs to be done - the upload is not hard and I keep files on a local directory on my pC
     
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    I assume you're suggesting posting the pics at a web-accessible location and include with an IMG tag. The slickness of MP's upload-a-file-and-include-thumbnail is that when the thumbnail is clicked, it pops up a new layer showing the image. Wrapping the IMG inside a URL can mimic it somewhat, but the image will shown as per the browser's settings.
     
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  5. dmel

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    Not a requirement. Just an enhancement request. It would allow multiple files to be uploaded at once... perhaps a whole directory, as opposed to one at a time.
     
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    A lightbox effect, where the file displays essentially in a popup, without taking you away from the MP page. I see what you're getting at.
     
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    I was wrong. The current "Upload a File" does allow multiple selections. That's cool.

    Yes. Like I said, just an ER/RFE... not critical at all.
     
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