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I want to Publish an image in a Multimedia Component in SDL Tridion 2013. It should preserve the folder structure as it it was created.

If I have created the Multimedia Component in a Folder say Images/abc/xyz/my image, after publishing it should be Images/abc/xyz/my image on the web server also.

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    You might want to show what you've done and where you're stuck exactly, along with any research you've already done. – Drew Khoury Feb 27 '14 at 6:49
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A while back I've written a TBB that does exactly what you want, including checking if a Structure Group exists that mirrors the path of the Folder (based on relative WebDav paths).

Here is the link: http://www.tridiondeveloper.com/publish-an-image-to-a-structure-group-mirroring-folder

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In order to achieve this I suggest reading the API manual, and look for the AddBinary() method. This will allow you to publish the file with a specific filename, and bind it to a Structure Group. You will need to make Structure Groups to match your Folder structure in order to fully achieve what you want.

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As Chris mentioned, the addBinary method (from the namespace: Tridion.ContentManager.Publishing.Rendering.RenderedItem) is what you need, here's the options available:

  • AddBinary(Component); AddBinary(Component, String);
  • AddBinary(Component, StructureGroup);
  • AddBinary(Component,StructureGroup, String);
  • AddBinary(Stream, String, String, Component,String);
  • AddBinary(Stream, String, StructureGroup, String, Component,String);

If you wish to publish to a specific location, you can supply a StructureGroup parameter to addBinary, the image will then be published into the directory related to the particular StructureGroup.

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