[development] [support] Is it possible to upload FILE without a form ?

Austin Einter austin.einter at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 11:14:09 UTC 2012

Thanks for your input.
Also I wanted the file corresponding entry should be in file_manage table.
So I was wondering if we can do file uploading using drupal framework.
Any such module is there , that can upload all the files from local
machine, and write corresponding entry in file_manage table.


On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 8:40 AM, Don <donald at fane.com> wrote:

> there are some upload modules with a java front end. you need a server
> side module to receive and save it. they might work or you might be able to
> adapt them.
> http://drupal.org/project/jifupload
> -Don-
> On 12/6/2012 8:02 PM, Austin Einter wrote:
> Dear All
> I am struggling to upload word documents to our drupal 7 site without
> having a form.
> It is easy when you have a form (just can use  file_save_upload api), but
> think of a situation you have excel sheet at server, where 100 file names
> are mentioned, and you want to get the files one by one.
> In that case, how do we upload a file, and after upload how do I get the
> FID.
> Is it really possible with existing framework?
> Best regards
> austin
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