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Firefox 3 problem

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Hi all,

I wanted to browse a file using HTML.
So, I have written this code:

[HTML]<input type="file" style="height:22px" size=30 name="file" id="file"><br><br>[/HTML]

and JavaScript code for get the path of that selected file as
[HTML]var file_name = document.getElementById('file').value;

But problem is I am getting only file name, not full path. Its working fine on Internet Explorer and Firefox version older than 3.0.
Then what should be the problem? Is it Firefox 3 issue or is there any error in my code?

Aug 27 '08 #1
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No problem with your code. Firefox 3 has changed the behaviour of file upload elements. See
Aug 27 '08 #2

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