1. pat01
  2. Features Request
  3. Thursday, November 21 2019, 01:25 PM

I use a field of type "file" to upload PDF file.

EP does rename the file. EP uses the name of the database field plus lots of numbers and letters (please see screenshot).

This renaming is very confusing for users, because their original filename is lost. Many users then delete the file because they think something went wrong (maybe even a virus did something here...!).

It would be better to keep original file name. So EP should create a directory for each user and save the file there. Or at least rename the file to something like this:

Original file name: document01.pdf
EP rename: document01_3f6x2c7b75rxct2w.pdf

What do you think?

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admin Accepted Answer
this make a sense, we will add this improvement in next release :)
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drjjw Accepted Answer

Has there been any progress with this request?

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admin Accepted Answer
unfortunately we forgot about this :( ... however in January we will release a new release which will contain this change ... we are sorry
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galbur Accepted Answer
Is this issue still "under construction"?

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