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Dear Friends
I want to get the path of a file to be uploaded.I want this path in a textbox when we browse the file so that I can store this absolute path in databse.
Please help me.
 
Thanks in advance.
Akhilesh Pathak
Posted 25-Feb-13 7:27am
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Solution 2

This is what you can get:
string path = FileUpload1.PostedFile.FileName 
AFAIR, recent browsers do not pass on the full filepath any more because of security reasons.
 
Have a look at the following discussions on similar topic:
FileUpload loses directory path.[^]
FileUpload.PostedFile.FileName not giving full path in chrome[^]
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 25-Feb-13 17:20pm
   
Right, a 5.
—SA
Sandeep Mewara at 25-Feb-13 23:51pm
   
Thanks SA.
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Solution 1

If this is really ASP.NET, and this is a client/server system with a browser, then you can't.
Security will not let you know anything except the name of the file - the client may not even have a file system behind the browser (it could be an internet enabled fridge for all you know) and your server cannot file out anything about whatever is behind it.
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