How to get selected file name from input type file using jQuery

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Use the jQuery change() method

You can use the jQuery change() method to get the file name selected by the HTML form control <input type="file">. Let's check out an example to understand how it works:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>jQuery Get Selected File Name</title>
<script src=""></script>
            var fileName =[0].name;
            alert('The file "' + fileName +  '" has been selected.');
        <input type="file">
        <p><strong>Note:</strong> Choose any file on your computer and its name will be displayed in an alert dialog box.</p>


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