RedmineFiles » History » Version 5

James Rowe, 2010-09-23 22:59
distinction of files module and new file link

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h1. RedmineFiles
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h2. Introduction
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Files can be added just about anywhere in the Remdine system you see a "New File" link at the bottom of the page.
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There is also a *Files* module for each project. From that tab new files are added via the !/images/add.png! *New File* button in the upper right hand corner.
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h2. Usage
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h3. Inline Images
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Attached files can be shown within the parent page by targeting it's name via image url (i.e. @!attached_image!@).
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h3. Non plain text files
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Keep in mind there is a [[RedmineDocuments]] module for storing technical and user documentation that can be linked via the wiki.
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However, if that doesn't fit the bill, file upload support provides a way to distribute any file for user download.
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h2. File storage
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All uploaded files are stored at the @/{install dir}/files@ directory.
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The uploaded file name is prefixed with a unique id based on it's parent for directory storage. Multiple files can be uploaded with the same name, however a link within the wiki will only show the most recently uploaded one.
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h2. Attach files form
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Regardless where a file is added, the input form is as shown below. Adding multiple files at once is possible using the "Add another file" link.
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The optional description is used for an @alt@ text if the image is shown using @!image_url!@ within the parent.
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h2. Files Module
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Each project can have a files module enabled/disabled via the settings menu.
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A sortable HTML table shows the details on the uploaded files. Of note are the MD5 hash, and D/L(Download Count).
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h2. Files added via "New File"
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At the bottom of many of the pages in Redmine is a "New File" link. Attaching a file makes that page the parent of the file and it is limited in scope to that page.
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See the [[RedmineFiles#Usage|Usage]] section for more information.