Input TYPE=FILE Error Checking

Jeff Zucker jeff at
Tue Nov 20 19:31:55 CST 2001

Jeff Zucker wrote:
> > > I suppose you could print back the original file location as a hidden
> > > field and have javascript fill in the file upload field automatically or
> > > something like that.  If that's possible (I haven't messed with
> > > javascript for years so I don't know)

I just checked, the javascript kludge doesn't seem to work with
reasonably current browsers, thank goodness.

> > > You could also just print it to a regular text
> > > field and prompt the user to cut and paste it into the file upload
> > > field.

But that does work: the user can manually cut and paste from a text
field into a file upload field.


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