A file field allows you to add one or more files to your rows. You can directly attach one or more files to your Baserow entries using the file field. Any form of attachment can be stored in a row.
To add a file field,
Note that you cannot sort rows with a file field.
Click the plus (+) button on the cell to which you want to add a file to or click the ‘Add a file’ button in the enlarged row to upload a file to the file field. Selecting this option will bring up a dialog box in which you can select one or more files.
This allows you to upload a single file, or multiple files at once.
You can upload from your device by:
You can upload files stored on your own computer or from websites by clicking ‘my device’ and using the dialog to upload a file from your computer.
Additionally, you can drag and drop files directly into the individual or expanded cells.
You can upload files from a URL by pressing the button labelled ‘a URL’, pasting the URL into the field and clicking ‘Upload’.
When viewing multiple files in an enlarged row, click the edit, download, or delete icon. When you see the pencil icon in the expanded view or, you can click it to rename the attachment.
Alternatively, click on the icons to download each file separately when viewing a single file in the full-screen file previews. The pencil icon appears at the top of the screen while in view. The trash bin and download icons appear at the bottom right of the screen.
Baserow supports different types of files depending on how you access Baserow. Any file type can be uploaded into a file field, however, only some of them can be previewed.
When you upload a file, Baserow will generate a preview containing a small thumbnail image of the attachment.
For the image and design file types, thumbnails are created as a preview of the file.
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