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Drag and Drop Upload

RadCloudUpload Drag and Drop

The Drag and Drop functionality allows the user to drag a file directly on the RadCloudUpload control without the use of file dialog. Upon file dropping the upload will start automatically. When the dragged file is positioned over the RadCloudUpload a drop area appears indicating where to drop the file.Drag and Drop Upload

This message can be easily localized by using Localization-DropZone property of RadCloudUpload.

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The new functionality relies on the HTML5 FileApi and Drag-And-Drop modules and therefore is available only in browsers which support the aforementioned modules.
As for now such browsers are:

  • Mozilla Firefox v. 4+
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari v. 5+
  • Internet Explorer 10

You will need to prevent the default behavior of the browser when the file is not dropped over the RadCloudUpload. More information about the Native HMTL5 Drag and Drop could be found here.

DropZones Property

RadCloudUpload supports the DropZones property. By setting the drop zones (which are CSS selectors) the user can upload files by dropping them on different areas of the page.

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Keep in mind that the drop zones should be listed with comma separator as demonstrated in the demo here and in the following code <telerik:RadCloudUpload RenderMode="Lightweight" runat="server" ID="RadCloudUpload1" MultipleFileSelection="Automatic" DropZones=".DropZone1,#DropZone2"/>

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