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javascript to post a file

javascript to post a file

javascript to post a file

(OP)
I've been trying to find a script that will allow you to post a file via a web form to a directory (it doesn't have to look pretty) But I've had no such luck. I do understand that there is some security inherent with JavaScript with writing files, but I don't know if this affects me.

If nothing else, I have the HTML for it (the easy part), I just can't figure out the JavaScript for running the form.

Thanks,
-Eric

RE: javascript to post a file

Yes, I can MOST LIKELY make you a script that will do that. Right now, I just happen to be getting ready to add a few such scripts to my pages. If you'll kindly give me your URL, and let me know how you currently save your pages, I can probably begin working on a script that will suit your needs.

-Robherc

RE: javascript to post a file

(OP)
Thanks for the assistance! I'm afraid URLs will do nothing as the main function of this is for my group on the company's intranet. However, I like the idea and if I can ever get it to work at work, I would like to add that function to my website at http://www.dallas.quik.com/grebo

The computer setup is currently as such:
We have a windows network in which on of our drives is mapped to the UNIX webserver. I can drop any file into the directories on the mapped drive via windows explorer and it shows up on the web. However, in the end, the file structure is UNIX and we have to work with that as opposed to getting FrontPage extentions to work on an NT server.

I hope this helps with what you need to know. Thanks again for the help.

-Eric

RE: javascript to post a file

One thing I forgot to ask you last time:
Are you wanting to allow people to edit,then upload info as a file? Or are you wanting to allow them to upload files??? I at first thought that you were merely intending to allow them to add to your website or whatever. I think (if you're wanting to allow the uploading of files) that your best answer will probably be found in Perl. perl is fully supported by your UNIX server, but I am not experienced enough with Perl to help you write the script you're needing.

Hope I've helped,
Robherc

RE: javascript to post a file

(OP)
Sorry I wasn't clearer. I actually want them to be able to post files (Word docs and such) to the directory. Thanks for the help though. I've got my question posted in the Perl group as well in case there is a solution there.

Thanks again for the help.
-Eric

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