input type="file"

Is there any way to populate the text field in an input type="file" control ?
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what do You mean blankman? do You want to automatically fill it?

if so...what for?
No way.

You can't set the value for <input type="file">. This is a security issue, and if you could do this, you would be available to get files from client, correct? And this is not good from security point.

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even if You could fill would be no use at all...

okhoma is right...You can't set it...and there would be no use for it anyway, so..
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