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Server-side Programming Overview

The RadFileExplorer control exposes a number or properties that can be used in order to change its behavior.

Property name Type Description
Configuration An inner property
Inner Property name Type Description
ViewPaths A string array Sets the folders that will be shown in RadFileExplorer
UploadPaths A string array This property is used in order to Assigns Upload (or write) permission for specific folders and their children folders
DeletePaths A string array This property is used in order to Assigns Delete permission for specific folders and their children (files and folders)
ContentProviderTypeName System.String Sets the AssemblyQualifiedName of a custom FileBrowserContentProvider that will be used in order to load the content in RadFileExplorer
MaxUploadFileSize Int32 Sets the allowed file upload size. This article shows how to upload large files.
SearchPatterns A string array An array of wildcards for search
AllowPaging Boolean Enables or disables paging in the embedded RadGrid
PageSize Int32 Sets the PageSize of the embedded RadGrid. This property takes effect only when AllowPaging="true" is set
DisplayUpFolderItem Boolean Show or hide the folder in the embedded RadGrid
EnableCopy Boolean Allow or deny copy
EnableCreateNewFolder Boolean Allow or deny creating a new folder. If a custom provider is used, then the provider's CanCreateDirectory should be overridden as well
ExplorerMode An enum of type: Telerik.Web.UI.FileExplorer.FileExplorerMode Allows FileTree mode, where the files and folders are shown in the TreeView. The grid in this mode is not visible
Grid Telerik.Web.UI.RadGrid Exposes the embedded RadGrid object
TreeView Telerik.Web.UI.RadTreeView Exposes the embedded RadTreeView object
GridContextMenu Telerik.Web.UI.RadContextMenu Exposes the embedded Grid's context menu
InitialPath String Allows a file or folder to be selected when the RadFileExplorer is loaded. The value set to the property is case sensitive and should be in the same format as shown in the RadFileExplorer's addressbar. The provided path must point to a concrete file that is present in the currently shown file list.
Splitter Telerik.Web.UI.RadSplitter Exposes the embedded RadSplitter object
ToolBar Telerik.Web.UI.RadToolBar Exposes the embedded RadTolBar object
ToolTip Telerik.Web.UI.RadToolTip Exposes the embedded RadToolTip object
WindowManager Telerik.Web.UI.RadWindowManager Exposes the embedded RadWindowManager object
Telerik.Web.UI.RadUpload Int32 Exposes the embedded RadUpload object
TreePaneWidth Int32 Allows the width of the splitter's pane to be set from the server
VisibleControls Telerik.Web.UI.FileExplorer.FileExplorerControls Determines which controls to be visible
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