Use case: Users who are authorized to use the edit page are required

  1. To upload at least one file
  2. Must have an associated description with the file.

Plus: How can I edit "Description" to display "Alternative File Name" ?

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  • What module are you using for this?
    – No Sssweat
    Commented Jun 5, 2015 at 14:53

1 Answer 1


depending on your needs, this could be accomplished using Field Collection, adding an image field and a description field (which can be made required) to the collection:

Provides a field-collection field, to which any number of fields can be attached.

A field collection is internally represented as an entity, which is embedded in the host entity. Thus, if desired field collections may be viewed and edited separately too.

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