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Update a field during upload

Oct 29, 2014 at 8:45 AM
how can i update a field during an upload using a sharepoint designer. let say i upload a csv file in document library and i want update a field value based on csv value. consider that we don't know the field name. Is there any spservice example code that i can refer to. and which page should i implement that code Pls help thanks in advance
Oct 29, 2014 at 1:48 PM
You'd need an event receiver for this because you'd need to hook into the upload event. SPServices isn't going to help here.

Oct 30, 2014 at 1:46 AM
Maybe this helps.

I had this same need a few years ago which led me to create a Widget library. Take a look at SPControlUpload of SPWidgets - here:
The widget allows you to upload a file to a document library and has a way for you to "catch" the Check In form and populate it with data. Or: update the file record in the doc lib. via UpdateListItems after it's uploaded.

Good luck.