File upload dialog is not opening when asked to filter for file type: application/xhtml+xml

Fixed Issue #4623506


Sep 17, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

Bug can be reproduced with the html code below (copy-paste it into a test.html file and open it with Edge browser). (I’ll try to attach the test file)

This works:
<input type="file" accept="text/plain"/>
This does not work:
<input type="file" accept="application/xhtml+xml"/>

Expected Results:

File picker dialog should open when clicking on upload button, filtered to show only *.xhtml and *.xht files.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rossen A.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rossen A.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We have confirmed the problem, and we are working on a solution for a future build of Edge. We are presently tracking this issue as a duplicate of an existing internal bug report. We look forward to additional feedback you may have on how we can improve Microsoft Edge.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Kris K.”

      Changed Status

      Changed Assigned To from “Kris K.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status to “Fixed”

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