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The client-side Move event is raised when a file/folder is moved or renamed in RadFileExplorer.

To handle this event, simply write a JavaScript function that can be called when the event occurs. Then assign the name of this function as the value of the OnClientMove property of the control.

Example 1 shows how to detect whether the Move client-side event is triggered when a file/folder is moved or renamed.

The client-side OnClientMove event handler receives two arguments:

  1. Sender: The RadFileExplorer object that fired the event.

  2. Event arguments: An event arguments object of type Telerik.Web.UI.FileExplorerEventArgs that exposes the following methods:

    Table 1: OnClientMove Event Arguments Object

    Name Parameters Return Type Description
    get_cancel() Boolean Returns a value that indicates whether the event is cancelled.
    get_isRename() Boolean Specifies whether the item is renamed.
    get_item() Object Returns a reference to the item that is moved/renamed.
    get_newPath() String Returns the new path (if moved) or the new name (if renamed) of the item.
    get_path() String Returns the current path to the moved/renamed item.
    set_cancel(value) Boolean Sets whether the event will be cancelled (if true is passed).

Example 1: Detect whether a file is moved or renamed by handling the RadFileExplorer's client-side Move event.

<telerik:RadFileExplorer ID="RadFileExplorer1" runat="server"  OnClientMove="onClientMove">
    <Configuration ViewPaths="~/Images" DeletePaths="~/Images" UploadPaths="~/Images" />
    function onClientMove(fileExplorer, args) {
        // When renaming, the get_newPath() returns only the name of the item. 
        // The name does not contain any slashes 
        var isRename = args.get_newPath().search("/") < 0;

        // When moving, the get_newPath() returns the destination directory's path. 
        // The name does contain least one slash 
        var isMove = args.get_newPath().search("/") >= 0;

        alert("isRename : " + isRename + "\n isMove : " + isMove);

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