MultiFileWidget

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from django.newforms.widgets import Input

class MultiFileInput(Input):
    input_type = 'file'
    needs_multipart_form = True

    def render(self, name, value, attrs=None):
        if attrs is None:
            attrs = {}

        if attrs.has_key('class'):
            attrs['class'] += ' multi'
        else:
            attrs['class'] = 'multi'

        name += '[]'

        return super(MultiFileInput, self).render(name, None, attrs=attrs)

    def value_from_datadict(self, data, files, name):
        "File widgets take data from FILES, not POST"
        return files.get(name, None)

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Comments

David (on April 22, 2008):

Nice and useful widget, just what I was going to write myself. You saved me the trouble!

Why do you append "[]" to the end of the name though?

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chester (on March 1, 2009):

Hi! I'm new to django, can you tell me how to use this snippet? I tried creating new form with MultiFileInput as a field but everytime I get error that no files were uploaded..

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artur_mwaigaryan (on July 16, 2013):

just use HTML5's 'multiple' form attribute,no need for js:

[HTML_REMOVED]

That should fix it

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