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ftw.file 1.8.2

A file content type for gov usecases

Latest Version: 1.11.2


This is a file content for plone which provides some usefull functions, such as:

  • Write downloader-name in history (ftw.journal)
  • Image preview
  • New FileField (stores more informations in the RESPONSE header)


  • Add ftw.file to yout buidlout configuration
eggs =
  • Run buildout
  • Install ftw.file in portal_setup


1.8.2 (2014-08-07)

  • When replacing the file, use the new filename given by the file. [lknoepfel]
  • Catch OverflowError for unkown PSD formats. [jone]
  • Don’t journalize when our user has no id. [tschanzt]

1.8.1 (2014-02-10)

  • Improve file download implementation by using a stream iterator and supporting range and if-modified-since requests. [buchi]
  • Make download view use our file download implementation. [buchi]

1.8 (2013-12-23)

  • Add editable filename functionality. The File-Schema is extended with a new StringField: originFilename. You can set a new filename without touching its extension. [elioschmutz]
  • Use ftw.colorbox for ftw.file overlay. [tschanzt]
  • Use PIL itself to detect images. [tschanzt]
  • Remove percent signs from download URL to fix problems in combination with Apache mod_rewrite. [buchi]

1.7.4 (2013-11-28)

  • Require ftw.upgrade >= 1.4.0 required by upgrade 1514. [jone]
  • Add upgradestep to recalculate wrong contenttypes. [tschanzt]

1.7.3 (2013-11-04)

  • Customize getIcon method. Search MimetypeRegistry before using iconmaps. [tschanzt]

1.7.2 (2013-10-16)

  • Add French translations. [tschanzt]

1.7.1 (2013-07-19)

  • Fix regression in download redirect with unicode filenames. [jone]

1.7.0 (2013-07-18)

  • Drop Plone 4.1 support. [jone]
  • File download: redirect to URL containing filename. This allows us to easily track downloads in statistics tools. [jone]
  • Redirect users without any modifying permissions (without editable border) to the download when not hitting a specific view. Also add File back to allowAnonymousViewAbout for making sure that /view is added in the navigation. [jone]

1.6.4 (2013-06-04)

  • Fix Upgradestep. [tschanzt]

1.6.3 (2013-05-31)

  • Add additional Schemata for removal since it was renamed. [tschanzt]
  • Add permission to edit advanced fields. [tschanzt]

1.6.2 (2013-05-17)

  • Hide author in file view if anonymous and allowAnonymousViewAbout is False. [Julian Infanger]

1.6.1 (2013-04-17)

  • Lawgiver support: map permissions. [jone]

1.6 (2013-01-21)

  • Drop Plone 4.0 support. [jone]
  • Hide view action for file. [Julian Infanger]

1.5 (2012-10-16)

  • Add missing dependency in [tschanzt]
  • use new document_date instead of effectiveDate. [tschanzt]

1.4.12 (2012-05-09)

  • Show time too on contenthostory viewlet. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.4.11 (2012-05-01)

  • Readded i18n:translate for content history viewlet action. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.4.10 (2012-04-30)

  • Fixed filename in response header for download. [Julian Infanger]

1.4.9 (2012-03-12)

  • Table head should be in thead, body in tbody. [Julian Infanger]

1.4.8 (2012-03-05)

  • Added plone default classes to tables. [Julian Infanger]

1.4.7 (2011-12-21)

  • The image preview, should no be squarish. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.4.6 (2011-12-21)

  • Fixed (include *.rst) [mathias.leimgruber]

1.4.5 (2011-12-21)

  • add test for is_image method in FileView [eschmutz]
  • fix: error when uploading a not scalable image mimetype (i.e. .dwg) we now check for allowed mimetypes to fix the error [eschmutz]

1.4.4 (2011-08-22)

1.4.3 (unreleased)

  • created imagepreview in file_view [ttschanz]
  • Added registry.xml for user_ids field. [mathias.leimgruber]
  • Added setFilename() method. [Thomas Buchberger]


  • First move effectiveDate field to default schemata, then change write permissions on all other fields (except default schemata) [31.05.2011, mathias.leimgruber]


  • Do not show specific users in Journal [16.02.2011, ttschanz]


  • Show Journal to members with Reader-role. [mathias.leimgruber]


  • Link to author’s site [mathias.leimgruber]
  • Removed styles, this should be done by theme [mathias.leimgruber]
  • Some translations / Added default_method to effectiveDate. [mathias.leimgruber]




  • Initial release
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