Patriotec Patriotec - 9 months ago 57
HTML Question

Clear file input field after file selected using JQuery on select change

Using a Jquery plugin called filestyle from: I have a select box with an id of adtype. If the selected option has a value of 7, it'll disable the file input with the id of 'adfile'.

The problems becomes when a user has already selected a file. I cant find a way to clear the file input and then disable it. $('#adfile').val(''); does not work.


if($('#adtype option:selected').val()==="7"){
$("#adfile").prop('disabled', true);
$("#adfile").prop('disabled', false);


<form id="someform" action="somepage" method="post">
<select name="selectstuff" id="adtype">
<option value="1">one</option>
<option value="5">five</option>
<option value="7">seven</option>

<input type="file" id="adfile" value="" />

<input type="submit" value="submit" />

Answer Source

I used $('#adfile').val(''); and $('#adfile').attr('disabled', 'disabled');


NOTE: filestyle plugin removes id,name attributes from the file input element and adds file as class. I'm accessing this element with reference to the form.

Hope this helps