3.11. Upload

3.11.1. Upload Dialog

This dialog implement the SavaPage Web Print function, and is shown after a tap on the Upload button in the footer of the main panel.

Web Print: Upload File

Figure 3.67. Web Print: Upload File


  • Font for plain text: change the font when you upload a plain text file (TXT) that contains characters not supported by the Default font, like CJK. Use Unifont when the source text has a real broad Unicode coverage.

  • Choose Files to be uploaded. Beware that the actual file selection button differs from browser to browser.

  • Press the Upload button to start the upload.

  • The status of the upload will be displayed below the selected file name.

  • The Reset button clears the status messages and selected file.

  • After the upload, use the Back, Print or PDF buttons to navigate to the next step.

Document types can be restricted with the following configuration properties:

Configuration propertyDescription

web-print.graphics.enable

Enable graphics files for Web Print: Y (default) | N

web-print.file-ext.exclude

A comma or space separated list of file extensions (without leading point), that are excluded for Web Print. For example: rtf,html,ps,txt. When TXT file type is excluded, the Font for plain text selection in Upload File dialog is removed.

Table 3.6. Configuration Properties for Web Print Document Types


See Section 4.10.14.10, “Config Editor” on how to set these items.

Note

For uploaded file types that do not have a page size defined (HTML, TXT) the default paper size is used. For image files the graphic involved is a best fit on the default paper size.

3.11.2. Upload Drop Zone

The Upload Dialog and thumbnail area of the main view can act as Web Print Drop Zone. You can (multiple) select files in any desktop application and drag & drop them into the zone, after which they are immediately uploaded. When files are dragged into the zone, it lights up with a green border.

Web Print: Drop Zone - Upload Dialog

Figure 3.68. Web Print: Drop Zone - Upload Dialog


Web Print: Drop Zone - Main

Figure 3.69. Web Print: Drop Zone - Main


The Drop Zone can be enabled at Section 4.10.8, “Web Print”.

Note

For plain text files dropped in the Main Drop Zone, the selected font in the Upload Dialog is used.