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Channel Files is a custom fieldtype built by DevDemon which adds Multi File Upload including Remote Storage and File Management capabilities.

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What's the best way to search for specific terms in files?

I have a situation where the client will be uploading a ton of pdf files, and then on the front-end we need a tool to search for key-terms within these files. Sometimes that key-term is in the file ...
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nothing happens when i click upload files on channel files with channel form [closed]

Nothing happens when i click upload files on channel files with channel form {exp:channel:form channel="news"} {field:floor_plans} {/exp:channel:form}
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No file was uploaded or file is not allowed by EE.(See EE Mime-type settings)

I am trying to upload a 19.3mb pdf file using Channel Files. It does not work for me as I receive the message: "No file was uploaded or file is not allowed by EE.(See EE Mime-type settings)." XSS ...
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How do I upload a file from my template to my Channel Files field?

Apologies if this has already been asked and answered, but I couldn't find any tangible example on how to actually do this. All I'm trying to do is create a template in ExpressionEngine, and upload a ...
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Show PDF stored above root

In our project, logged in users on the front-end upload PDFs that get saved above root for security purposes. Currently we're using Channel Files for this and obfuscating the file location. We are ...
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File Upload Issue In Channel Form

I am running 2.9.3 using Channel Forms, the issue is if I try and upload a excel or .xlsx file it never uploads, even though eventually the form submits (it's considerable slower submit), no upload ...
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Force devdemon channel files to open pdf's in a browser

I need to make channel files locked url to open pdf's in the browser rather than prompting users to download. I can't see this as an option, is it possible?
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Channel Files Question

I've got a situation where I'm pulling a list of channel entries, each of which link to a page with more details. The channel is called "audio", and it contains a Channel Files field that can hold ...
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How do I order file list in Dev Demon's Channel Files alpha by filename?

I need to order the files alphabetically by file name. How do I do this? The "orderby" parameter docs are incomplete for Dev Demon's Channel Files. Both Channel Files and Channel Images docs are ...
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Can't get channel files to work

I have been trying to add a channel field where I can allow the user to upload files with ease especially PDF files. I just bought the "Channel Files" module but I cannot get it to work for me. The ...
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Can I edit contents of Channel Files field in Safecracker Form?

Can I build a page with SafeCracker that will allow me... 1) Upload files via Channel Files field? I'm running EE 2.5.5 (SafeCracker 2.1). 2) Manage (Edit, Delete, Add) files already previously ...
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Any way to output a relative URL in exp:channel_files:files?

Our live environment is over SSL, but our local sandboxes aren't. This requires us to use {file:secure_url} in our exp:channel_files:files tag pair. Is there a way to output this URL that will inherit ...
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Channel Files upload button console error

I have an issue in Channel Files 5.2.9 in ExpressionEngine 2.8.1. Please follow my attached screenshot with dev console log which has error. This issue was found in template in new entry form. In this ...
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EE Empty File Field Triggers - The uploaded file exceeds the maximum allowed size in your PHP configuration file

EE 2.8.1, non-required file fields when trying to publish a channel entry all trigger the below error if they are left empty. The uploaded file exceeds the maximum allowed size in your PHP ...
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Generate a thumbnail from a Channel File field with CE Image

I'm using a Channel Files field where the client can upload documents or images. If an image has been uploaded, I then want to be able to create a cached thumbnail in the template. I'm trying to use ...
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How can i do filtration search of channel files extension with low search?

Can i do filtration of channel files extension with low search ? I want to search filtration of document types with channel files such as: pdf, doc. ppt, jpeg, etc using low search. Please let me ...
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How to output variables such as the current page's entry_id in the script tag

One one of our sites, we have ChannelFiles add-on installed and in the control panel (when editing an entry) it outputs a useful set of variables (see attached). But this is only part of add-on and if ...
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Uploading Large Files

Currently working on a site that will be making audio files available to their membership. My Resource channel has a Channel Files field ("Audio") to upload such files. Originally I was going to ...
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get the duration of mp3 on Amazon S3

We're using Channel Files on a build to deliver podcast episodes. The Channel Entry the episodes belong to are albums. What we're looking to do is find a way to calculate the duration of the MP3 file ...