Add multiple photos from camera roll

HI,
We have so many users asking for how to add multiple images from camera roll, not just one by one and having to ADD > OPEN PHOTO > CHOOSE SOURCE > PICK IMAGE > SAVE for every single photo!
Lets say you have 5 images you’d like to add. It takes time and is frustrating, especially knowing that almost all other systems/apps allows you to add multiple photos from camera roll. Why not Appsheet?
Documenting through photos is one of the most important features for an app. I fear Appsheet is falling behind due to this.
It would be ok with a limit for this, e.g. max 5 photos at the time or something (if you must). Anything would help here…!
Please vote for this.

So the issue here is to even do this you’d need to need to store the locations of all the photos in one column. Personally I think the time saving difference between adding each sperately or in a group of 5 is probably not worth the dev time. I’d be happier to see videos being able to be added

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Hi. Well you should try and go out on a survey and do this daily. If you add photos from lets say 10 check points, and add 5 photos at each, this is 250 “taps”. Other apps normally allow you to pick numerous images from camera roll. I promise you: Frustrating for field guys doing this every day! And especially knowing what is the standard for other systems. UX is everything for our customers and users. We are all in competition with other solutions and systems.

Solution: Not sure, but maybe connecting this to an action enabling to add each image chosen to a photo-table (child record). So picking 5 images will cause 5 data-changes.

Try looking into turning on “auto advance in forms” and maybe even auto open a new form when you click save

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This is a legit problem. I have an app where I have to upload around 30 images for one item and it’s very time consuming. What I eventually did was convert all images into PDF locally and then upload as a single file.

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The only issue is if you later on want to put some of these images in a email template

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Yes, and not easy to do out in the field or at site.

I have no experience with this problem, and have no idea whether this idea would work: change the column type from Image to EnumList with a base type of Image?

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the problem is that AppSheet accepts only one photo by field. in my case for my formularies, I need to add many columns of photos with different names photo1 photo2 photo3 etc…but the solution is precisely to add several photo fields in the same format, they are uploaded at the same time:

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Did not work.
A way to add a number of photos from camera roll would definitely be time saving and UX friendly…

This illustrates the problem:)