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"Browse for folder" button in a jsp page

Chethan Sharma
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Joined: Mar 22, 2006
Posts: 59

Please let me know how to handle "Browse for folder" button in a jsp page.

For e.g. during installation of any software we will show browse button to choose where we would like to install the software / application.


Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
Are you asking about browsing the client file system or the server file system? The client file system is not accessible by web pages (except for form file uploads, but I don't think that's what you're asking about). For the server file system you'd need to program it or use a 3rd-party library - there is no ready-made solution in JSP or servlets.
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