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How to clear content of browse file Input value

 
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Hi
I have a situation where i need to clear the value of input file of a html form. can any one suggest me how to do this using javascript.

input type='file' id='file1' name='file1' />

i tired doing document.emailForm.file1.value = ""; but this didnt worked.

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objFile.outerHTML = objFile.outerHTML;
 
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outerHTML is not supported by all browsers.

There was a solution here: https://coderanch.com/t/119291/HTML-JavaScript/clearing-file-input

Eric
 
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Your has a little weak point that you have to write separated function for each of your file input.
If file input has some specific attributes: name, class, etc.
You should not forget to update it when original html will be changed.
Here is more universal solution.
 
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