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use the FileReference class’s browse() method to upload file

PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 3:21 pm
by tomrff
The following example shows how you can use the FileReference class’s browse() method to allow users to select and upload a single file to a Web server.
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!-- http://blog.flexexamples.com/2007/09/21/uploading-files-in-flex-using-the-filereference-class/ -->
<mx:Application xmlns:mx="http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml"
        layout="vertical"
        verticalAlign="middle"
        backgroundColor="white"
        creationComplete="init();">

    <mx:Script>
        <![CDATA[
            private var fileRef:FileReference;

            private const FILE_UPLOAD_URL:String = "http://www.YOUR-WEBSITE-HERE.com/fileref/uploader.cfm";

            private function init():void {
                fileRef = new FileReference();
                fileRef.addEventListener(Event.SELECT, fileRef_select);
                fileRef.addEventListener(ProgressEvent.PROGRESS, fileRef_progress);
                fileRef.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, fileRef_complete);
            }

            private function browseAndUpload():void {
                fileRef.browse();
                message.text = "";
            }

            private function fileRef_select(evt:Event):void {
                try {
                    message.text = "size (bytes): " + numberFormatter.format(fileRef.size);
                    fileRef.upload(new URLRequest(FILE_UPLOAD_URL));
                } catch (err:Error) {
                    message.text = "ERROR: zero-byte file";
                }
            }

            private function fileRef_progress(evt:ProgressEvent):void {
                progressBar.visible = true;
            }

            private function fileRef_complete(evt:Event):void {
                message.text += " (complete)";
                progressBar.visible = false;
            }
        ]]>
    </mx:Script>

    <mx:NumberFormatter id="numberFormatter" />

    <mx:Button label="Upload file"
            click="browseAndUpload();" />
    <mx:Label id="message" />
    <mx:ProgressBar id="progressBar"
            indeterminate="true"
            visible="false" />

</mx:Application>