On Thu, 2010-07-29 at 09:50 -0700, Don Wieland wrote:

> I am trying to create an UPLOAD form and need to figure a way to only  
> allow PDF files to be selected. Something like:
> <html>
> <body>
>       <form enctype="multipart/form-data" action="upload.php" method="post">
>               <input type="hidden" name="MAX_FILE_SIZE" value="1000000"  
> accept="application/pdf" />
>               Choose a file to upload: <input name="uploaded_file" 
> type="file" />
>               <input type="submit" value="Upload" />
>       </form>
> </body>
> </html>
> It is documented online that I can pass a parameter ACCEPT="applaction/ 
> pdf",  BUT it is not recognized in most browsers.
> It was suggested by someone that I could trap for this using a  
> JAVASCRIPT. Can someone assist with a snippet of javascript code to  
> trap for this for me? This is the end result I need:
> If the user selects a file that IS NOT a PDF file, display an  
> javascript alert "You can only upload PDF files. Please try again."
> If the user selects a PDF file greater than 1MB, display an javascript  
> alert "File uploads may not exceed 1M in file size. Please try again."
> I appreciate any help that can be offered. Thanks in advanced!
> Don Wieland

Perhaps asking on a Javascript list might be better for this particular
question, as this is a PHP list... ;)


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