This is an urgent requirement. When we click on browse button ("input type="file" value="Browse"), by default it pops-up File upload dialog of the local machine. But our requirement is, when we click on browse button, it should open the file system of server(which is in the same network), and allow us to navigate the directory structure and download file from there. Is it possible to do this in JSP?
Naturally you should not try to write this function as JSP scriptlets - it is an ideal job for a "bean" style helper class. Remember to provide for configuration of restrictions on the parts of the file system the user is allowed to browse to.
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com
subject: File dialog to display server file system