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Rename file on Upload

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Community Member, 146 Posts

2 May 2012 at 6:23pm

Hi there,

Does there exist an easy way to rename Files when they are beeing uploaded?

At best by using an extension or a decorator, to make it usable with uploadify Plugin.




Forum Moderator, 5523 Posts

4 May 2012 at 6:43pm

You can make an extension to the File object and override the onBeforeWrite function. Here's an example of an image extension for 2.4 that I use onAfterWrite()