mdb-file-upload : Unable to get Drag and Drop upload to work


Topic: mdb-file-upload : Unable to get Drag and Drop upload to work in IE11

Bhargava asked 3 years ago

Expected behavior File should be uploaded when dragged on to mdb-file-input div, upload image changes to an icon of file mime type and a remove option would be visible.

Actual behavior When drag and drop is performed, no changes occur in dom and file is not uploaded. Issue only occurs in IE11.

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Code in Use:
<mdb-file-upload #uploader [height]="height" (fileRemoved)="fileRemoved()" (fileAdded)="fileAdded($event)"></mdb-file-upload>

Please let me know if i need to update anything on my end? Thanks for the help.


Arkadiusz Idzikowski staff commented 3 years ago

Due to the fact that we want to expand our product with modern solutions, we decided to drop official support for older browsers.

Of course we will take a closer look at this problem and add required changes if they don't limit the functionality of the plugin in any way.


Arkadiusz Idzikowski staff answered 3 years ago

It looks like IE11 doesn't support drag and drop feature for file inputs, so unfortunately we won't be able to provide a fix for this problem.


Bhargava commented 3 years ago

Thanks for the follow up.


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Status

Resolved

Specification of the issue
  • User: Free
  • Premium support: No
  • Technology: MDB Angular
  • MDB Version: 8.2.0
  • Device: Desktop
  • Browser: IE11
  • OS: Windows
  • Provided sample code: No
  • Provided link: No