#6575 Multiple Attachment UI improvement

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2015-02-28
2013-08-19
Chris Tsai
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[forge:site-support:#5069]

We implemented multiple uploads in [#4659], but it's not really clear how to use it. Also, the HTML5 method can be a pain if you're trying to attach multiple files in different directories or stuff like that.

One possibility is to spawn an additional "Browse Files" after selecting a file, like is done on SourceForge File Release System uploads.

While we're at it, we should also add the ability to "cancel" an attachment selection. Currently, there doesn't appear to be a way to do that.

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Tickets: #4659

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  • Chris Tsai - 2013-08-30
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     We implemented multiple uploads in [#4659], but it's not really clear *how* to use it. Also, the HTML5 method can be a pain if you're trying to attach multiple files in different directories or stuff like that.
    
     One possibility is to spawn an additional "Browse Files" after selecting a file, like is done on SourceForge File Release System uploads.
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    +While we're at it, we should also add the ability to "cancel" an attachment selection. Currently, there doesn't appear to be a way to do that.
    
     
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    Anonymous - 2013-11-07

    Originally by: sworddragon

    Also I think the uploaded files should keep a chronological ordering. Currently if I'm editing a post to upload another image the chronological ordering isn't preserved.

     

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