Non-standard
This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

 

The ::-ms-browse CSS pseudo-element is a Microsoft extension that represents the button that opens the file picker of <input type="file">.

Allowable Properties

Only the following CSS properties can be used in a rule with ::-ms-browse in its selector. Other properties are ignored.

Syntax

  ::-ms-browse

Example

HTML

<label>Select image: <input type="file"></label>

CSS

input[type="file"]::-ms-browse {
  color: red;
  background-color: yellow;
}

Result

Output example

Specifications

Not part of any specification.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support No Yes No10 No No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No No Yes No No No ?

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