Input FileUpload value Property

Input FileUpload Object Reference Input FileUpload Object

Example

Display the path or the name of the selected file:

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

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Definition and Usage

The value property returns the path or the name of the file selected with the <input type="file"> element.

This property returns the name of the selected file with a fake path in IE, Google Chrome, and Opera, and the name of the selected file in Firefox and Safari.

Note: This property is read-only, because of security reasons.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The value property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

fileuploadObject.value

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the path or the name of the selected file

Input FileUpload Object Reference Input FileUpload Object

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