File.name

Returns the name of the file represented by a File object. For security reasons, the path is excluded from this property.

Syntax

var name = file.name;

Value

A string, containing the name of the file without path, such as "My Resume.rtf".

Example

<input type="file" multiple onchange="processSelectedFiles(this)">
function processSelectedFiles(fileInput) {
  var files = fileInput.files;

  for (var i = 0; i < files.length; i++) {
    alert("Filename " + files[i].name);
  }
}

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Specifications

Specification
File API
# dfn-name

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See also