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File Upload Problem with Custom Forms

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Community Member, 8 Posts

1 June 2012 at 3:52pm

Edited: 01/06/2012 3:54pm


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',
		'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();
		// Redirect to a page thanking people for registering

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



Forum Moderator, 1899 Posts

6 June 2012 at 12:17am

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