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Sort the Selected Files in Vue Uploader component

14 Oct 2021 / 2 minutes to read

You can sort the selected files list and shown the list items in meaningful order. By using selected event, you can achieve this behavior in uploader component.

In the following example, explains about how to sort the file list in uploader component.

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<template>
  <div>
    <ejs-uploader ref="uploadObj" id='defaultfileupload' name="UploadFiles" :selected = "onSelect" :asyncSettings= "path"></ejs-uploader>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
import Vue from 'vue';
import { UploaderPlugin, SelectedEventArgs } from '@syncfusion/ej2-vue-inputs';
Vue.use(UploaderPlugin);
let initial: boolean = true;
export default {
  data: function(){
        return {
          path:  {
            saveUrl: 'https://ej2.syncfusion.com/services/api/uploadbox/Save',
            removeUrl: 'https://ej2.syncfusion.com/services/api/uploadbox/Remove'
          }
        }
    },
    methods: {
 onSelect: function(args: SelectedEventArgs): void {
    if (initial) { initial = false; return; }
    args.isModified = true;
    let oldFiles: FileInfo[] = this.$refs.uploadObj.getFilesData();
    let filesData: FileInfo[] = args.filesData.concat(oldFiles);
    let modifiedData: FileInfo[] = this.sortFileList(filesData);
    args.modifiedFilesData = modifiedData;
},

 sortFileList: function(filesData: FileInfo[]): FileInfo[] {
    let files: FileInfo[] = filesData;
    let fileNames: string[] = [];
    for (let i: number = 0; i < files.length; i++) {
        fileNames.push(files[i].name);
    }
    let sortedFileNames: string[] = fileNames.sort();
    let sortedFilesData: FileInfo[] = [];
    let index: number = 0;
    for (let name of sortedFileNames) {
        for (let i: number = 0; i < files.length; i++) {
            if (name === files[i].name) {
                sortedFilesData.push(files[i]);
            }
        }
    }
    return sortedFilesData;
}

    }
}
</script>
<style>
@import "../../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
@import "../../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css";
@import "../../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-vue-inputs/styles/material.css";
 #container {
        visibility: hidden;
        padding-left: 5%;
        width: 100%;
    }
    #loader {
        color: #008cff;
        font-family: 'Helvetica Neue','calibiri';
        font-size: 14px;
        height: 40px;
        left: 45%;
        position: absolute;
        top: 45%;
        width: 30%;
    }
</style>

You can also explore Vue File Upload feature tour page for its groundbreaking features. You can also explore our Vue File Upload example to understand how to browse the files which you want to upload to the server.