#27839 closed New feature (duplicate)

Add a native file upload progress bar through forms

Reported by: Vipin Chaudhary Owned by: nobody
Component: Forms Version: master
Severity: Normal Keywords: file upload, forms
Cc: vipin14119@… Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: yes

Description

Upload Progress bar is really a important tool for form file uploads , i know django already have that but it needs cache reading and we need to define a different method for that and what i realised that NOT EVERYONE is able to follow that procedure and its confusing as well .
So i think there must a native method and customizable view for upload progress bar as well.

For ex we have a form MyForm

class MyForm(forms.Form):
    file = forms.FileField()

Right now this is form for file upload , i think it should hava a extended feature like

class MyForm(forms.Form):
    file = forms.FileField() 
    progress bar = forms.ProgressBarField(link_to=file)

in this last snippet progressbar is linked to field file , so user have a flexiblity for using and rendering it anywhere in the page.

Thanks thats all i wanted to share

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 14 months ago by Vipin Chaudhary

Cc: vipin14119@… added
Needs documentation: set
Needs tests: set

comment:2 Changed 14 months ago by Tim Graham

Needs documentation: unset
Needs tests: unset
Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

Doing a web search for "django file upload progress bar" show the django-progressbarupload package as the first result. I'm not sure if such a widget is suitable for inclusion in Django considering that it requires jQuery and Django doesn't require any JavaScript (except for the admin). An upload progress bar was previously proposed in #4165. You can write to the DevelopersMailingList if you want to discuss the idea further and get some other opinions. I don't see a clear path of action in your current proposal.

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