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News module thumbnail upload path

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  1. Devin
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    09 Jun 2009
    04 Feb 2010
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    Hi is there a way to change the default thumbnail upload path in the news module?  Currently, the news module is defaulting to ~/images and I'd like it to default to ~/images/news.

    Thanks!
    Devin
  2. Ivan Dimitrov
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    12 Sep 2017
    05 Feb 2010
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    Hello Devin,

    You have to create a custom class that inherits from LibrarySelector which uses ~/Sitefinity/Admin/ControlTemplates/Libraries/Dialogs/BaseGuidSelectorTemplate.ascx". Then override CreateChildControls() in your custom class and set the default folder

    UploadFolder.DefaultUploadFolder = "~/NewsImages/";
    // call the base class and set the property
    base.SelectAllItemsText = UploadFolder.DefaultUploadFolder;
    base.CreateChildControls();
    string libraryName = "NewsImages";
      
    library = ((LibraryManager)this.Manager).GetLibrary(libraryName);
    if (library != null)
    {
        this.Container.List.SelectedIndex = 1;
        base.Container.RepeaterControl.ItemDataBound += new RepeaterItemEventHandler(RepeaterControl_ItemDataBound);
    }


    All the best,
    Ivan Dimitrov
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