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File Upload Problem with Custom Forms


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VicfromPerth

1 June 2012 at 3:52pm (Last edited: 1 June 2012 3:54pm), Community Member, 8 Posts

Hi

I am pretty new to Silverstripe and I need to create a custom form that uploads a file. I have gotten the form to save to the database no problems, but I keep getting a '[User Error] Bad RecordClassName '' and $baseClass not set' error when I try to upload the file.

This is some of the code I am using:

class FormsPage extends Page {
   static $db = array(
      'Date' => 'Date',
      'CompanyName' => 'Varchar(100)',
      'ContactName' => 'Varchar(100)',
      'Phone' => 'Varchar(20)',
      'Fax' => 'Varchar(20)',
      'Email' => 'Varchar(100)',
      'Event' => 'Varchar(200)',
      'Stand' => 'Varchar(50)',
      'Fascia' => 'Varchar(100)',
      'Quantity' => 'Int(10)',
      'FormType'=> 'Varchar(20)',
      'Centered'=> 'Varchar(1)',
      'Logo1'=> 'Varchar(1)',
      'Logo2'=> 'Varchar(1)',
      'Printed'=> 'Varchar(1)',
      'Comments'=> 'Text',
      'TextColour'=>'Varchar(50)',
      'FasciaColour' => 'Varchar(50)',
      'Artwork' => 'Varchar(200)' /*This is the field for the image, it is not required. I have tried setting it to File, but then I get errors when I run dev/build*/
               
   );

I have tried adding 'Artwork' => 'File' to the public static $has_one = array section, but this has not worked for me either.

Then I create the form fields with the file field being

new FileField("Artwork","Upload Artwork", "", "", "", "assets/Uploads/")

I have also tried

$uploadify = new FileUploadField('Artwork','Upload Artwork');
$uploadify->setVar('buttonText','Upload File');

But then I do not get the browse button to display (it shows the title 'Upload Artwork', but not the button).

Then the code that processes the form is

function FasciaAction($data, $form) {
      
               if(isset($_FILES['Artwork'])) {
                  
                  // create the file from post data
                  $upload = new Upload();
                  $file = new File();
                                    
                  $upload->loadIntoFile($_FILES['Artwork'], $file);

                  // write file to form field
                  $submittedField->UploadedFileID = $file->ID;
                                 
               }                           
            

      
      // Create a new forms object and load the form data into it
      $fascia = new FormsPage();
      $form->saveInto($fascia);

      $fascia->write();
      
      // Redirect to a page thanking people for registering
      Director::redirect('thank-you/');

      
   }

If anyone can point me in the right direction as to what I am missing that would be awesome.

Thanks!

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swaiba

6 June 2012 at 12:17am Forum Moderator, 1796 Posts

Try SimpleImageField instead - and if you have trouble with the upload of an image here is some code for that...

$up =new Upload();
$imgLogo = Object::create('Image');
$up->loadIntoFile($data['Logo'], $imgLogo, 'Uploads');
if($up->isError()) {
//handle error here
}