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A FileList interface, which represents an array of individually selected files from the underlying system. The user interface for selection can be invoked via , i.e. when the input element is in the File Upload state [HTML].
This API is designed to be used in conjunction with other APIs and elements on the web platform, notably: XMLHttpRequest (e.g. with an overloaded send() method for File or Blob arguments), postMessage(), DataTransfer (part of the drag and drop API defined in [HTML]) and Web Workers. Additionally, it should be possible to programmatically obtain a list of files from the input element when it is in the File Upload state [HTML]. These kinds of behaviors are defined in the appropriate affiliated specifications.
Web applications should have the ability to manipulate as wide as possible a range of user input,including files that a user may wish to upload to a remote server or manipulate inside a rich web application.This specification defines the basic representations for files,lists of files,errors raised by access to files,and programmatic ways to read files.Additionally, this specification also defines an interface that represents "raw data"which can be asynchronously processed on the main thread of conforming user agents.The interfaces and API defined in this specification can be used with other interfaces and APIs exposed to the web platform.
A File object is a Blob object with a name attribute, which is a string;it can be created within the web application via a constructor,or is a reference to a byte sequence from a file from the underlying (OS) file system.
The File interface is available on objects that expose an attribute of type FileList;these objects are defined in HTML [HTML].The File interface, which inherits from Blob, is immutable,and thus represents file data that can be read into memory at the time a read operation is initiated.User agents must process reads on files that no longer exist at the time of read as errors,throwing a NotFoundError exceptionif using a FileReaderSync on a Web Worker [Workers] or firing an error eventwith the error attribute returning a NotFoundError.
index must be treated by user agents as value for the position of a File object in the FileList, with 0 representing the first file. Supported property indices are the numbers in the range zero to one less than the number of File objects represented by the FileList object. If there are no such File objects, then there are no supported property indices.
This specification defines a new generic task source called the file reading task source,which is used for all tasks that are queued in this specificationto read byte sequences associated with Blob and File objects.It is to be used for features that trigger in response to asynchronously reading binary data.
The entire File or Blob has been read into memory, OR a file read error occurred, OR the read was aborted using abort(). The FileReader is no longer reading a File or Blob. If readyState is set to DONE it means at least one of the read methods have been called on this FileReader.
This specification allows web content to read files from the underlying file system,as well as provides a means for files to be accessed by unique identifiers,and as such is subject to some security considerations.This specification also assumes that the primary user interaction is with the element of HTML forms [HTML],and that all files that are being read by FileReader objects have first been selected by the user.Important security considerations include preventing malicious file selection attacks (selection looping),preventing access to system-sensitive files,and guarding against modifications of files on disk after a selection has taken place.
During file selection, a user may be bombarded with the file picker associated with (in a "must choose" loop that forces selection before the file picker is dismissed) and a user agent may prevent file access to any selections by making the FileList object returned be of size 0.
(e.g. files in /usr/bin, password files, and other native operating system executables) typically should not be exposed to web content, and should not be accessed via blob URLs. User agents may throw a SecurityError exception for synchronous read methods, or return a SecurityError exception for asynchronous reads.
User agents should provide an API exposed to script that exposes the features above.The user is notified by UI anytime interaction with the file system takes place,giving the user full ability to cancel or abort the transaction.The user is notified of any file selections,and can cancel these.No invocations to these APIs occur silently without user intervention.
Google Drive will attempt to automatically detect an appropriate value from uploaded content if no value is provided. The value cannot be changed unless a new revision is uploaded. If a file is created with a Google Doc MIME type, the uploaded content will be imported if possible. The supported import formats are published in the About resource.
If not specified as part of a create request, the file will be placed directly in the user's My Drive folder. If not specified as part of a copy request, the file will inherit any discoverable parents of the source file. Update requests must use the addParents and removeParents parameters to modify the parents list.
Note: If PHP is not properly recognizingthe line endings when reading files either on or created by a Macintoshcomputer, enabling theauto_detect_line_endingsrun-time configuration option may help resolve the problem.
A file input's value attribute contains a string that represents the path to the selected file(s). If no file is selected yet, the value is an empty string (""). When the user selected multiple files, the value represents the first file in the list of files they selected. The other files can be identified using the input's HTMLInputElement.files property.
Note: The value is always the file's name prefixed with C:\fakepath\, which isn't the real path of the file. This is to prevent malicious software from guessing the user's file structure.
The accept attribute value is a string that defines the file types the file input should accept. This string is a comma-separated list of unique file type specifiers. Because a given file type may be identified in more than one manner, it's useful to provide a thorough set of type specifiers when you need files of a given format.
Note: capture was previously a Boolean attribute which, if present, requested that the device's media capture device(s) such as camera or microphone be used instead of requesting a file input.
The Boolean webkitdirectory attribute, if present, indicates that only directories should be available to be selected by the user in the file picker interface. See HTMLInputElement.webkitdirectory for additional details and examples.
A unique file type specifier is a string that describes a type of file that may be selected by the user in an element of type file. Each unique file type specifier may take one of the following forms:
The accept attribute takes a string containing one or more of these unique file type specifiers as its value, separated by commas. For example, a file picker that needs content that can be presented as an image, including both standard image formats and PDF files, might look like this:
Including the multiple attribute, as shown above, specifies that multiple files can be chosen at once. The user can choose multiple files from the file picker in any way that their chosen platform allows (e.g. by holding down Shift or Control and then clicking). If you only want the user to choose a single file per , omit the multiple attribute.
The selected files' are returned by the element's HTMLInputElement.files property, which is a FileList object containing a list of File objects. The FileList behaves like an array, so you can check its length property to get the number of selected files. 041b061a72