Just to have fun with it...

var val = $F("file");

if(val.lastIndexOf(" ") > val.lastIndexOf("/"))



On Apr 29, 2:52 pm, Walter Lee Davis <wa...@wdstudio.com> wrote:
> Aha, but what about spaces in folders leading up to that filename? I  
> don't mind those, since I only end up with the file, not the entire  
> local path. Which was why I did the split + last() trick. A file field  
> reports its value to JavaScript as the entire root-relative path to  
> the file on the user's computer in some browsers (Safari for sure).
>
> Walter
>
> On Apr 29, 2009, at 1:53 PM, Diodeus wrote:
>
>
>
> > if($F("file").indexOf(" ")) {
> >   alert('darnammit, no spaces Wilbur!')
> > }
>
> > On Apr 29, 1:29 pm, Walter Lee Davis <wa...@wdstudio.com> wrote:
> >> Trying to keep people from uploading files with spaces in their
> >> filenames:
>
> >>         //inside a change event observer on the field
> >>         if($F("file") && $F("file").split(/(\/|\\
> >> \)/).last().include("
> >> ")) ... //warning here
>
> >> Can anyone suggest a more elegant route?
>
> >> Thanks,
>
> >> Walter
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