The abort method aborts the read operation. Upon return, the readyState will be DONE.

Syntax

instanceOfFileReader.abort();

Exceptions

DOM_FILE_ABORT_ERR
Thrown when abort is called while no read operation is in progress (that is, the state isn't LOADING).

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support7 Yes3.610116
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support ? Yes Yes32116.1 ?

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