Edit this page

Telerik.Web.UI.RadFileExplorer

Telerik File Explorer control

Inheritance Hierarchy

  • System.Object
  • System.Web.UI.Control
  • System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebControl
  • Telerik.Web.UI.RadWebControl : IControl, IControlResolver, IPostBackDataHandler, IScriptControl, ISkinnableControl
  • Telerik.Web.UI.RadFileExplorer : ICallbackEventHandler, INamingContainer

Properties

AccessKey String

Specifies an access key to enable keyboard navigation for the File Explorer control

AllowPaging Boolean

When set to true, this property will enable paging in the File Explorer's Grid component.

AsyncUpload RadUpload

Gets a reference to the async upload component, which shows inside a popup window when the user wants to upload files.
If you want to set the allowed file types or max upload file size, please use the Configuration property

AvailableFileListControls FileList

Determines which file list controls will be available on the client-side so that their respective file list view can be displayed dynamically

ClientIDMode ClientIDMode

This property is overridden in order to support controls which implement INamingContainer.
The default value is changed to "AutoID".

Configuration FileExplorerConfiguration

Contains the FileExplorer configuration (paths, content provider type, etc.).

CssClassFormatString String

The CssClass property will now be used instead of the former Skin
and will be modified in AddAttributesToRender()

CurrentFolder String

Returns the currently selected node in the tree. This property is useful during postbacks.

DisplayUpFolderItem Boolean

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to show the up one folder (..) item in the grid if available.

EnableAjaxSkinRendering String

Gets or sets the value, indicating whether to render the skin CSS files during Ajax requests

Remarks

If EnableAjaxSkinRendering is set to false you will have to register the needed control base CSS file by hand when adding/showing the control with Ajax.

EnableAsyncUpload Boolean

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to allow opening a new window with the file

EnableCopy Boolean

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to allow copying of files/folders

EnableCreateNewFolder Boolean

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to allow creating new folders

EnableEmbeddedBaseStylesheet Boolean

Gets or sets the value, indicating whether to render the link to the embedded base stylesheet of the control or not.

Remarks

If EnableEmbeddedBaseStylesheet is set to false you will have to register the needed control base CSS file by hand.

EnableEmbeddedScripts Boolean

Gets or sets the value, indicating whether to render script references to the embedded scripts or not.

Remarks

If EnableEmbeddedScripts is set to false you will have to register the needed Scripts files by hand.

EnableEmbeddedSkins String

Gets or sets the value, indicating whether to render links to the embedded skins or not.

Remarks

If EnableEmbeddedSkins is set to false you will have to register the needed CSS files by hand.

EnableFilteringOnEnterPressed Boolean

When set to true, performs the filtering after the "Enter" key is pressed.
EnableFilterTextBox should be set to true (i.e. filtering enabled) to enable filtering.

EnableFilterTextBox Boolean

When set to true, renders a textbox used to filter files in the grid.

EnableOpenFile Boolean

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to allow opening a new window with the file

EnableRippleEffect Boolean

Returns true if ripple effect should be added

ExplorerMode FileExplorerMode

Gets or sets the current FileExplorerMode (e.g. default, show files in the tree, etc.)

FileList FileList

Gets a reference to the grid, which shows on the right of the file explorer control.

FilterTextBoxLabel String

Gets or sets the text of the label displayed next to the Filter TextBox.

Grid RadGrid

Gets a reference to the grid, which shows on the right of the file explorer control.

GridContextMenu RadGrid

Gets a reference to the context menu, which shows when the user right-clicks the grid control

Height Unit

Gets or sets the height of the Web server control.

InitialPath String

Gets or sets the initial path that will be shown in the file explorer control.

Remarks

If this property is not set, the file explorer will use the first path in the ViewPaths as the initial one.

IsSkinSet String

For internal use.

KeyboardShortcuts FileExplorerShortcut

Gets the Keyboard Shortcuts of the FileExplorer control.

Language String

Gets or sets a string containing the localization language for the File Explorer UI

ListView RadListView

Gets a reference to the grid, which shows on the right of the file explorer control.

LocalizationPath DialogLocalizationStrings

Gets or sets a value indicating where the control will look for its .resx localization files.
By default these files should be in the App_GlobalResources folder. However, if you cannot put
the resource files in the default location or .resx files compilation is disabled for some reason
(e.g. in a DotNetNuke environment), this property should be set to the location of the resource files.

Remarks

If specified, the LocalizationPath
property will allow you to load the control localization files from any location in the
web application.

OnClientCopy String

The name of the javascript function called when the user tries to copy a file or folder.

OnClientCreateNewFolder String

The name of the javascript function called when the user tries to create a new folder.

OnClientDelete String

The name of the javascript function called when the user tries to delete a file.

OnClientFileOpen String

The name of the javascript function called when an item is double clicked in the grid.

OnClientFilesDropping String

The name of the client-side method called when the user drops files in the file list.

OnClientFilter String

The name of the javascript function called when the user filters the files in the grid.

OnClientFolderChange String

The name of the javascript function called when the the selected folder in the tree changes.

OnClientFolderLoaded String

The name of the javascript function called when a folder is loaded in the grid.

OnClientInit String

The name of the javascript function called before the control loads in the browser.

OnClientItemSelected String

The name of the javascript function called when the user selects an item in the explorer.

OnClientLoad String

The name of the javascript function called when the control loads in the browser.

OnClientMove String

The name of the javascript function called when the user tries to rename/move a file or folder.

OverwriteExistingFiles Boolean

Gets or sets a value, indicating whether files that already exist in RadFileExplorer will be overwritten.

PageSize Int32

Gets or sets the current PageSize of the grid

RegisterWithScriptManager Boolean

Gets or sets the value, indicating whether to register with the ScriptManager control on the page.

Remarks

If RegisterWithScriptManager is set to false the control can be rendered on the page using Web Services or normal callback requests/page methods.

RenderMode RenderMode

Specifies the rendering mode of the control. Setting the mode to Lightweight will yield
HTML 5/CSS 3 html and css.

Remarks

Lightweight rendering mode might change the outlook of the component in some older browsers
that don't support CSS3/HTML5.

RenderMode RenderMode

Specifies the rendering mode of the control. Setting the mode to Lightweight will yield
HTML 5/CSS 3 html and css.

Remarks

Lightweight rendering mode might change the outlook of the component in some older browsers
that don't support CSS3/HTML5.

ResolvedRenderMode RenderMode

Returns resolved RenderMode should the original value was Auto

RuntimeSkin String

Gets the real skin name for the control user interface. If Skin is not set, returns
"Default", otherwise returns Skin.

Skin String

Specifies the skin that will be used by the control

Skin String

Gets or sets the skin name for the control user interface.

Remarks

If this property is not set, the control will render using the skin named "Default".
If EnableEmbeddedSkins is set to false, the control will not render skin.

Splitter RadSplitter

Gets a reference to the splitter component in the file explorer

ToolBar RadToolBar

Gets a reference to the toolbar, which shows on the top of the file explorer control.

TooltipControl RadToolTip

Gets a reference to the tooltip control used for meta information popups

TreePaneWidth Unit

Gets or sets the width of the file explorer's tree pane

TreeView RadTreeView

Gets a reference to the tree, which shows on the left of the file explorer control.

Upload RadUpload

Gets a reference to the upload component, which shows inside a popup window when the user wants to upload files.
If you want to set the allowed file types or max upload file size, please use the Configuration property

VisibleControls FileExplorerControls

Determines which of the FileExplorer controls will be visible(available).

Width Unit

Gets or sets the width of the Web server control.

WindowManager RadWindowManager

Gets a reference to the window component, which shows the upload popup and the alert/confirmation dialogs.

Methods

ApplyConditionalRendering

Use this from RenderContents of the inheritor

Returns

System.Void

BindExplorer

Rebinds the tree in the RadFileExplorer control. If there were any nodes in the tree when this method is called,
they will be cleared unless you set the RadFileExplorer.Tree.AppendDataBoundItems property to true.

Returns

System.Void

ControlPreRender

Code moved into this method from OnPreRender to make sure it executed when the framework skips OnPreRender() for some reason

Returns

System.Void

CopyOrMoveTreeNode

This method is used in OnNodeEdit handler

Parameters

sourceNode Telerik.Web.UI.RadTreeNode

source node

destNode Telerik.Web.UI.RadTreeNode

destination node

isCopying System.Boolean

true for a copy operation

Returns

System.String the virtual path of the new node

CreateFolder

Create folder when perform this action in tree or in grid

Parameters

currNodeValue System.String

parent folder path

newDirName System.String

new folder name

Returns

System.Void

DeleteItems

delete folder/file(s) from the grid or tree

Parameters

arguments System.String

a list of virtual paths to the item being deleted

Returns

System.Void

GetEmbeddedSkinNames

Returns the names of all embedded skins. Used by Telerik.Web.Examples.

Returns

System.Collections.Generic.List1`

GetExplorerData

Get the Grid data for the current selected folder in the file explorer tree

Parameters

path System.String

path to current selected folder

sortExpression System.String

sort argument (column and direction)

startIndex System.Int32

the index of the first item to return (used for paging)

maxRowNumber System.Int32

the number of items to return (used for paging)

includeFiles System.Boolean

if set to true, will return files and folders, otherwise only folders

control System.String

the control that needs the data ("grid" or "tree")

itemsCount System.Int32@

out parameter - set to the number of items returned

Returns

System.Collections.Generic.List1` a list of files and folders in the selected path

GetExplorerData

Get the Grid data for the current selected folder in the file explorer tree

Parameters

path System.String

path to current selected folder

sortExpression System.String

sort argument (column and direction)

startIndex System.Int32

the index of the first item to return (used for paging)

maxRowNumber System.Int32

the number of items to return (used for paging)

includeFiles System.Boolean

if set to true, will return files and folders, otherwise only folders

control System.String

the control that needs the data ("grid" or "tree")

itemsCount System.Int32@

out parameter - set to the number of items returned

filterKeyWord System.String

the keyword used to filter the items in the grid

Returns

System.Collections.Generic.List1` a list of files and folders in the selected path

IsMetroTouchSkin

Determines if the "MetroTouch" is used by the RadFileExplorer control.

Returns

System.Boolean True if "MetroTouch" skin is used, false otherwise.

LoadClientState

Loads the client state data

Parameters

clientState System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary{System.String,System.Object}

Returns

System.Void

LoadPostData

Executed when post data is loaded from the request

Parameters

postDataKey System.String

postCollection System.Collections.Specialized.NameValueCollection

Returns

System.Boolean

LoadViewState

Restores view-state information from a previous request that was saved with the System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebControl.SaveViewState() method.

Parameters

state System.Object

An object that represents the control state to restore.

Returns

System.Void

OnExplorerPopulated

Fired when the grid data is retrieved from the content provider.

Parameters

e Telerik.Web.UI.RadFileExplorerPopulatedEventArgs

an instance of the RadFileExplorerEventArgs event argument.

Returns

System.Void

OnItemCommand

Fired when on all file explorer file and folder operations.

Parameters

e Telerik.Web.UI.RadFileExplorerEventArgs

an instance of the RadFileExplorerEventArgs event argument.

Returns

System.Void

PopulateTreeNode

This method is used in the RadTreeView1_NodeExpand handler, in the TreeUpdatePanel_AjaxRequest method, when a folder is created
and in the TreeUpdatePanel_AjaxRequest method, in order to reach a node in the tree

Parameters

currNode Telerik.Web.UI.RadTreeNode

The node to be populated

Returns

System.Void

RadTreeView1_NodeEdit

Handle Renaming of folders

Parameters

sender System.Object

tree instance

e Telerik.Web.UI.RadTreeNodeEditEventArgs

rename event arguments

Returns

System.Void

RadTreeView1_NodeExpand

Implemented using ASP.NET 2.0 Callback functionality built into RadTreeView

Parameters

sender System.Object

the tree instance

e Telerik.Web.UI.RadTreeNodeEventArgs

event arguments

Returns

System.Void

RaisePostDataChangedEvent

Executed when post data changes should invoke a changed event

Returns

System.Void

RegisterCssReferences

Registers the CSS references

Returns

System.Void

RegisterScriptControl

Registers the control with the ScriptManager

Returns

System.Void

RenameTreeNode

This method is used in OnNodeEdit handler and in RenameGridItem method to handle renaming the folder
and node in tree

Parameters

node Telerik.Web.UI.RadTreeNode

node to rename

newName System.String

new name

Returns

System.String the virtual path of the new node

SaveClientState

Saves the client state data

Returns

System.String

SaveViewState

Saves any state that was modified after the System.Web.UI.WebControls.Style.TrackViewState() method was invoked.

Returns

System.Object An object that contains the current view state of the control; otherwise, if there is no view state associated with the control, null.

TrackViewState

Causes the control to track changes to its view state so they can be stored in the object's System.Web.UI.Control.ViewState property.

Returns

System.Void

UpdateLocalization

Updates the strings that are localizable in the FileExplorer controls. Useful if you change the Localization collection after it has already
set the values to the controls.

Returns

System.Void

UpdateTreeNodeContainer

Necessary applying of the Item Container for a TreeNode items, because in scenarios with failing ViewState, the expanded node does not have a TreeView. As a result child nodes are not rendered correctly because their Template is not resolved on time for the DataBind call.

Parameters

node Telerik.Web.UI.RadTreeNode

The node that should have its ItemContainer updated

Returns

System.Void