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Hi Guyz!!!

In my application I want to extract whole path of file uploaded using FileUpload server control.
My web app. will be running only on localhost.
I tried many things to extract full path of uploaded file,but in vain!!!

And i only need uploaded file's path,i dont want to upload that file.


If you know any other way to do so ,please help me!!!

Thanx alot!!!:D
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You can't do it.

Security concerns will not allow the server to be aware of the file and / or network structure of the client via the FileUpload control, just the file name.
 
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 8-May-11 11:29am    
...And I cannot see why it should be needed. This is user's concern, totally private; only the content of the file matters.
My 5.
--SA
abhijeetgupta1988 9-May-11 8:20am    
Thanx for your reply!!! ;)
I forgot to mention that,my web app. will run on local host much like desktop app.
URL of file uploaded will be used to open in respective application.
eg.If i upload an Excel file from "D:/ABC/acc.xl" then i will be able to open that file in MS-Excel when i click on the link of that file from web browser itself.

Sounds weird but it's my requirement!!!


Any other alternatives can be suggested!!!

Thanx!!!!
OriginalGriff 9-May-11 8:26am    
Doesn't make any difference: if you use an upload control, you only get access to the filename.

If you provide a link to a file in the browser, then it can be downloaded and edited automatically.
If it is a local server, U can try fileUpload.PostedFile.FileName this will help.
 
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