Fixing c:\fakepath in filestyle jquery plugin

Mar 26, 2010 javascript jquery
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The other day I ran across an issue with the FileStyle jquery plugin. Whenever a new file was chosen, windows and Internet Explorer would put c:\fakepath\ before the filename. Turns out its not FileStyle’s issue - but a security feature of Internet Explorer.

As a quick fix, however, I made the following changes to FileStyle:


$(self).bind("change", function() {


$(self).bind("change", function() {
  var s = $(self).val().replace(/(c:\\)*fakepath/i, '');
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