[Zope] Type uploading via FTP - Plone

J Cameron Cooper jccooper at jcameroncooper.com
Thu Feb 5 18:37:43 EST 2004

Juan Manuel Ruiz García wrote:

>When I upload a msword document to my plone site via FTP, it sets as 'Plone
>File'. I want to use ExFile so I can preview this documents into my Plone
>site, so I need to get the uploaded files to be set automatically as
>Is this possible?
Sure. Take a look at the 'content_type_registry' object. It lets you set 
the mapping of MIME type to content type.


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