IsFileSelectableEvent

New in version 12.1

The PSR-14 event \TYPO3\CMS\Backend\ElementBrowser\Event\IsFileSelectableEvent allows to decide whether a file can be selected in the file browser.

To get the image dimensions (width and height) of a file, you can retrieve the file and use the getProperty() method.

Example

EXT:my_extension/Classes/Backend/EventListener/MyEventListener.php
<?php

declare(strict_types=1);

namespace MyVendor\MyExtension\Backend\EventListener;

use TYPO3\CMS\Backend\ElementBrowser\Event\IsFileSelectableEvent;
use TYPO3\CMS\Core\Attribute\AsEventListener;

#[AsEventListener(
    identifier: 'my-extension/backend/modify-file-is-selectable',
)]
final readonly class MyEventListener
{
    public function __invoke(IsFileSelectableEvent $event): void
    {
        // Deny selection of "png" images
        if ($event->getFile()->getExtension() === 'png') {
            $event->denyFileSelection();
        }
    }
}
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New in version 13.0

The PHP attribute \TYPO3\CMS\Core\Attribute\AsEventListener has been introduced to tag a PHP class as an event listener. Alternatively, or if you need to be compatible with older TYPO3 versions, you can also register an event listener via the Configuration/Services.yaml file. Switch to an older version of this page for an example or have a look at the section Implementing an event listener in your extension.

API

class IsFileSelectableEvent
Fully qualified name
\TYPO3\CMS\Backend\ElementBrowser\Event\IsFileSelectableEvent

Listeners to this event are able to define whether a file can be selected in the file browser

getFile ( )
Returns
TYPO3CMSCoreResourceFileInterface
isFileSelectable ( )
Returns
bool
allowFileSelection ( )
denyFileSelection ( )