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input type file, How to filter only .csv

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use firefox 21.0 use <input type="file" accept="xxx" />


how to filter only .csv (***not include all file) when browse dialog


I try to use


.csv (show all file)


text/csv (show all file and .csv)


application/csv (show all file)


text/comma-separated-values (show all file)


help me, please thank you somjet

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Looks that there is still work to be done:

  • bug 826176 - File extension support for <input accept="..." <="" li="">

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If you are wanting a selected list of files in an input window, try; <*.csv> By asking for <.csv> you are asking for a file with the extention of csv with no file name.

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thank fredmcd-hotmail

I try this <input type="file" accept="*.csv" /> but it don't work. when browse dialog it show All file (*.*). Have other idea?

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thank cor-el


I try MIME Type 1. text/csv (show all file and .csv) 2. text/comma-separated-values (show all file)


but I want show only .csv in dialog browse filter (text/csv show 2 type *.* and *.csv I want to show only *.csv)


Have other solution?


thank you somjet

Modified by somjet

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Chosen Solution

Looks that there is still work to be done:

  • bug 826176 - File extension support for <input accept="..." <="" li="">

Please do not comment in bug reports: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/page.cgi?id=etiquette.html

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thank cor-el I will wait it in new firefox version.


thank you for all answer. somjet

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You're welcome somjet