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DownloadFile is a module to direct download files or images.

Features

  • Added four formatters
  • Usable in templates and views
  • Accessible formatters

Warning! Do not use the dev release that have been corrupted during the Git migration.

Drupal 6

Dependency

Installation

  1. Copy the download_file folder to the modules folder in your installation.
  2. Enable the module using Administer -> Site building -> Modules (/admin/build/modules).
  3. Configure user permissions in Administer -> User management -> Permissions -> download_file module and "access direct download file".
  4. Manage teaser and full node display settings at Administer -> Content -> Content types -> "your type" -> Manage fields (/admin/content/node-type/"your type"/fields) and click on the Display fields tab (/admin/content/node-type/"your type"/display).
  5. Choose a formatter to apply to files or images in that field. Four new formatters "Direct download file" appear in the select list.
  6. Configure the format of the link accessible at Administer -> Site configuration -> Download file (/admin/settings/download-file).

Using with Views module

Similarly, you can use a formatter when displaying files or images attached to nodes using FileField or ImageField in a View through the Views UI.

  1. Manage display at Administer -> Site building -> Views (/admin/build/views) and add a new view by clicking the "Add new view" tab (/admin/build/views/add) or edit an existing view by clicking the "Edit" link (/admin/build/views/edit/"your view").
  2. Click on a file field or image field.
  3. Choose a formatter in select list "Format" to apply at this field. Four new formatters "Direct download file" appear.
  4. Click on "Save" button and see the display in the preview.

Drupal 7

Dependency

  • DownloadFile 7.x depends on the File core module.

Installation

  1. Copy the download_file folder to the modules folder in your installation.
  2. Enable the module using Administration -> Modules (/admin/modules).
  3. Configure user permissions in Administration -> People, click on the Permissions tab (admin/people/permissions), go to DownloadFile module part and "Access direct download file".
  4. Manage teaser and full node display settings at Administration -> Structure -> Content types -> "your type" -> manage display (admin/structure/types/manage/"your type"/display).
  5. Choose a formatter to apply to files or images in that field. Four new formatters "Direct download file" appear in the select list.
  6. Configure the format of the link accessible at Administration -> Configuration -> Media -> Download file (/admin/config/media/download-file).

Using with Views module

Similarly, you can use a formatter when displaying files or images attached to nodes using File or Image in a View through the Views UI.

  1. Manage display at Administration -> Structure -> Views (/admin/structure/views) and add a new view by clicking the "Add new view" link (/admin/structure/views/add) or edit an existing view by clicking the "Edit" link (/admin/structure/views/edit/"your view").
  2. Click on a file field or image field.
  3. Choose a formatter in select list "Format" to apply at this field. Four new formatters "Direct download file" appear.
  4. Click on "Save" button and see the display in the preview.

Credits

The current maintainer is Matthieu Moratille (xMATTx).
This project has been sponsored by Core-Techs.

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