FileSystemHandle.name

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The name read-only property of the FileSystemHandle interface returns the name of the entry represented by handle.

Syntax

var String = FileSystemHandle.name;

Value

USVString

Examples

The following function allows the user to choose a file from the file picker and retrieve the name property.

// store a reference to our file handle
let fileHandle;

async function getFile() {
  // open file picker
  [fileHandle] = await window.showOpenFilePicker();

  const fileName = fileHandle.name;

}

Specifications

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

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