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4/21/2016 4:39 AM

Hi everyone, i'm trying to manually update the user profile picture in a custom module (HvProfile in this case).

So far, I put the DNNFilePicker control in my view.ascx, as follows:


<dnn:DnnFilePicker id="filepicker1" runat="server"></dnn:DnnFilePicker>

It is working right. Uploads a pic and inserts a new line at "files" SQL table, gives it a route path, a fileID and so on.

To save the "Photo" profile property it's easy from .cs codebehind:

UserInfo myDnnUser = this.UserInfo;

myDnnUser.Profile.SetProfileProperty("Photo", filepicker1.fileID());

However, if i put this code in my view.ascx.cs it loads it sequentially on page load, so it doesn't wait for the user to upload the pic and gets a wrong filepicker1.fileID.

So, to get filepicker1.fileID, i must wait the user to upload the file, i can only call that code after the image is uploaded by the DnnFilePicker control (filepicker1 in my case")

To achieve this, i thought i could run that code calling a webservice, and i created a javascript onclick event which calls that web service when i'm sure the image is uploaded with the control.

Now i have the problem that i can't get the filepicker1.fileID as filepicker1 seems not to be declared in the webservice.

I tried getting it by:

using System.Net.Http;

using System.Web.Http;

using DotNetNuke.Web.Api;

using DotNetNuke.Entities.Users;

using DotNetNuke.Services.FileSystem;

using DotNetNuke.Web.UI.WebControls;

using DotNetNuke.UI.UserControls;

namespace Christoc.Modules.HvProfile.clases


    public class PostUserProfileController : DnnApiController




        public HttpResponseMessage changeUserInfo()


            var fp = Christoc.Modules.HvProfile.View.filepicker1;

            UserInfo myDnnUser = UserController.Instance.GetCurrentUserInfo();

            myDnnUser.Profile.SetProfileProperty("Photo", fp.FileID.ToString());

            return null;




However var fp returns null and i'm stuck, seems like filepicker1 class, object or whatever it is, is not shared between the view and the webservice, or i might call it wrong.

filepicker1 is defined like this in my view.ascx.designer.cs:

        public static global::DotNetNuke.Web.UI.WebControls.DnnFilePicker filepicker1;

Any help is welcome, bye and thanks.

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4/21/2016 12:30 PM
Did you try setting the property to "fileid=" & fileID ?

Cheers from Germany,
Sebastian Leupold

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4/22/2016 7:45 AM
What property do you mean?
Could you give a detailed explanation?
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