Input FileUpload multiple Property

Input FileUpload Object Reference Input FileUpload Object

Example

Find out if a user can select more than one file with the file upload button:

var x = document.getElementById("myFile").multiple;

The result of x will be:

true

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Definition and Usage

The multiple property sets or returns whether more than one file can be selected with the file upload button.

When set to true, it specifies that the user is allowed to select more than one file.

This property reflects the HTML multiple attribute.

Tip: To select multiple files, hold down the CTRL or SHIFT key while selecting.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The multiple property is supported in all major browsers, except Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions.


Syntax

Return the multiple property:

fileuploadObject.multiple

Set the multiple property:

fileuploadObject.multiple=true|false

Property Values

Value Description
true|false Specifies whether more than one file can be selected with the file upload button
  • true - The file upload button accept multiple selection of files
  • false - Default. The file upload button does not accept multiple files

Technical Details

Return Value: A Boolean, returns true if more than one file can be selected with the file upload button, otherwise it returns false

More Examples

Example

Allow the user to select multiple files:

document.getElementById("myEmail").multiple = true;

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> multiple attribute


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