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:

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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”

    • 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

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