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Deleting a Directory while deleting a record with a grid component

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    Deleting a Directory while deleting a record with a grid component

    The Title pretty much explains my problem, basically I want to remove a directory with REMOVE_RECURSE() when a record is deleted. The Directory is chosen by an "ID" field in the record.

    I first tried this in the Grid components' "CanDelete" event with the following code:

    Path= ServerSetting.Document_Root + "\\uploads" + "\\" + DataSubmitted.Id
    This worked, as long as the ID was a textbox that was a) not freeform or B) not hidden. When attempting to use this code in an A5w page, I get this error:
    Script Error
    Error:Script: /index.a5w line:223
    Path= ServerSetting.Document_Root + "\\uploads" + "\\" + DataSubmitted.Id
    Not found
    DataSubmitted not found."
    I'd like for this to work on the A5w page itself (Using an if eval_valid("grid_DetailView_Delete" argument), and for the ID field to be hidden.

    Thank you for your time!

    Re: Deleting a Directory while deleting a record with a grid component

    Hi Locke,

    The important thing is that the Editable property for this hidden field should be enabled. Here is more info:

    Hope it helps,


      Re: Deleting a Directory while deleting a record with a grid component


      Thank you for the pointer. I'm going to assume that "Editable" means "Updatable" in a grid component. My issue is referencing the code in an a5W page, where it says the Subelement is not found, even after referrring to a session variable in the a5w page and using the code "session.RDIR = DataSubmitted.Id" in the CanDelete Event


        Re: Deleting a Directory while deleting a record with a grid component

        I found that the issue lies in the file upload changing the enctype to multipart/form-data. Any suggestions?


          Re: Deleting a Directory while deleting a record with a grid component

          Did you fix it?

          If not, I think it is possible to address DataSubmitted.Id value without referring to DataSubmitted object (check in the HTML what exactly name has the Id field and use it directly in the code).

          I'm also suffering from setting enctype property to multipart/form-data. After this property is enabled everything works unexpectedly or not working at all : (