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How we can resolve fakepath issue in Google chrome and IE version 9+ while uploading file?

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How we can resolve fakepath issue in Google chrome and IE version 9+ while uploading file?
posted Oct 9, 2015 by Amit Kumar Pandey

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I believe this is a security feature i.e. one should not be able to read the original file path of a file input into a browser form. File input is for reading file contents only.

Now coming to how can we solve this answer is use FileReader's readAsDataURL something like following in JavaScript

document.getElementById("myUploadInput").addEventListener("change", function() {    
    var reader = new FileReader();

Or something very similar, I dont have the access to the code so only can make a guess...

answer Oct 9, 2015 by Salil Agrawal
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