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JavaScript click on File Browser

Posted on 2014-02-16
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I'm trying to use javascript to click a FILE html input and I'm having issues getting it to trigger.

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Michel Plungjan earned 2000 total points
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That is for security reasons. You will have a very hard time scripting the file input for obvious reasons
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*no points*

Just as an example to what mplungjan mentions, think about the implications of what could happen if such functionality were available, and I wrote some Javascript that would upload any file named "passwords*" from a user's machine.
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