drag from outside web browser and drop

Discussion in 'Javascript' started by foldface@yahoo.co.uk, May 28, 2004.

  1. Guest

    Hi
    As the subject says, is this possible.
    I'd like to drag a file onto a button and have the filename accesable within
    that pages javascript.

    Ta
    F
    , May 28, 2004
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  2. wrote:

    > As the subject says, is this possible.


    Generally, no. What is outside of the browser is outside of
    its DOM and thus outside of the scope of browser scripting.

    Maybe you can handle that with the WSH. Windows and IE only,
    of course.


    PointedEars
    Thomas 'PointedEars' Lahn, May 28, 2004
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