PicLan-IP version 22.214.171.124 has new logic built in that allow for easy integration of file uploads using the <input type="file" ...> HTML form tag.
In order to use file uploads, you will need to setup an HTML page that posts to Coyote with the following setup:
<form method="post" action="page_to_post_to.htm" enctype="multipart/form-data">
<input type="file" name="field_name">
This type of form encoding will allow a browser user to submit local files to Coyote.
Once Coyote receives the page request, you can access the posted file with the statements:
PL_GETVAR FILE.NAME FROM '$1_NAME' ELSE FILE.NAME = ''
PL_GETVAR FILE.DATA FROM '$1_DATA' ELSE FILE.DATA = ''
The FILE.NAME variable will contain a string containing the HTML field name, followed by a space, followed by the name of the submitted file.
The FILE.DATA variable will contain the actual, unedited, contents of the file.
If the file is a text file, you will see CRLFs between file lines. Coyote does not automatically convert these to attribute marks.
If you upload a binary file, Coyote may not be able to accept all character encodings because of limitations in BASIC. In particular, most versions of BASIC cannot process CHAR(255) (segment marks).