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    File.name

    Returns the name of the file. For security reasons, the path is excluded from this property.

    Syntax

    var name = instanceOfFile.name

    Value

    A string.

    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("Filename " + files[i].name);
    }

    Specifications

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

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
    File.name 13.0 3.6 (1.9.2) 10.0 16.0 Not supported
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    File.name Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported

    See also

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