Provides the current state of the reading operation.


var state = instanceOfFileReader.readyState


A number which is one of the three possible state constants define for the FileReader API:


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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