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    File.lastModifiedDate

    Summary

    Returns the last modified date of the file. Files without a known last modified date use the current date instead.

    Syntax

    var time = instanceOfFile.lastModifiedDate

    Value

    A Date object.

    Example

    // fileInput is a HTMLInputElement: <input type="file" multiple id="myfileinput">
    var fileInput = document.getElementById("myfileinput");
    
    // files is a FileList object (simliar to NodeList)
    var files = fileInput.files;
    
    for (var i = 0; i < files.length; i++) {
      alert(files[i].name + " has a last modified date of " + files[i].lastModifiedDate);
    }

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    File API
    The definition of 'lastModifiedDate' in that specification.
    Working Draft Initial definition.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
    File.lastModified 13.0 15.0 (15.0) 10.0 16.0 Not supported
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    File.lastModified Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported

    See also

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: evilpie, Sheppy, teoli, ethertank, trevorh, Jeremie, iamanupmenon
    Last updated by: teoli,