browse files for is not working with webdriver

External Issue #5577666


Nov 25, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. open url “
  2. send keys to element : wdw.getWait().until(ExpectedConditions.visibilityOfElementLocated(By.xpath("//input[@class=’gwt-FileUpload’]"))) .sendKeys(“C:\Users\user\Desktop\test.txt”);

actual: nothing happens.
expected: next to the browse button the file name should appear. This is working for FF and IE11

Expected Results:

send keys to an input field of type file should do a file browse and upload the file

Actual Results:

Dev Channel specific:



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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Mara P.” to “Ben B.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Ben B.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “External”

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