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Re: Issue with the file input control

 
 
Kevin Spencer
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      08-04-2004
An input type=file HTML element cannot have its value property set
programmatically for security purposes. I doubt you're going to like this,
but you can't do anything about it. You would have to create a custom
ActiveX Control or Java applet to have other behavior.

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"Sarma Josyula via .NET 247" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> (Type your message here)
> Hi,
> I have a GUI issue with the file input control. It does not keep the

selected filename after postback if server side validation fails.
>
> Since we have to execute some business methods, we have to have server

side validation only.
> Now if the validation fails on the server side I lose the selected file

name and it comes back empty.
> I would like to show the selected file in the control in such cases (where

the validation fails and requires another submit)
>
> I tried to set the value in the text box using javascript but found that

it cannot be done.
>
> I guess many of you must have worked around this problem so I was hoping

you could guide me towards the solution.
>
> Any help is welcome.
>
> Regards
> Sarma
>
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