::-ms-browse

Non-standard
This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

The ::-ms-browse CSS pseudo-element is a Microsoft extension that represents the button that opens the file picker of <input type="file">.

Permitted properties

Only the following CSS properties can be used in a rule with ::-ms-browse in its selector. Other properties are ignored.

Syntax

::-ms-browse

Example

HTML

<label>Select image: <input type="file"></label>

CSS

input[type="file"]::-ms-browse {
  color: red;
  background-color: yellow;
}

Result

Output example

Specifications

Not part of any specification.

Browser compatibility

Historically supported in Internet Explorer and Edge before version 79.