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Form-Based File Upload Support in Internet Explorer


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Summary

This article describes the Request For Comments (RFC) 1867 specification (Form-Based File Upload in Hypertext Markup Language [HTML]) support in Internet Explorer.

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HTML forms support the following types of input:

  • Check boxes
  • Passwords
  • Option buttons
  • Text
HTML forms accept these inputs and upload them to a location on the Internet.

The ability to upload data files using an HTML form is possible under the RFC 1867 specification. RFC 1867 proposes a method in which data files can be submitted through an HTML form. For information about RFC 1867 support in a specific version of Internet Explorer, please see the appropriate section below.

Note that Microsoft Desktop Systems (DTS) Technical Support cannot assist in the development of HTML code or documents.

Internet Explorer for Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0

Of the versions of Internet Explorer for Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0 listed above, only Internet Explorer 4.0 supports the RFC 1867 specification.

If you are running an earlier version of Internet Explorer for Windows 95 or Windows NT 4.0, you should upgrade to Internet Explorer 4.0. For information about obtaining Internet Explorer 4.0, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
170993� How to Install Internet Explorer 4.0

Internet Explorer for Windows 3.1 and Windows NT 3.51

Internet Explorer 3.02a for Windows 3.1 and Windows NT 3.51 supports the RFC 1867 specification. Earlier versions of Internet Explorer for Windows 3.1 and Windows NT 3.51 do not. To obtain the latest version of Internet Explorer for Windows 3.1 and Windows NT 3.51, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Internet Explorer for Macintosh

The versions of Internet Explorer for Macintosh listed above do not support the RFC 1867 specification.

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Keywords: kbfaq, kbdhtml, KB161395

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Article Info
Article ID : 161395
Revision : 4
Created on : 1/26/2006
Published on : 1/26/2006
Exists online : False
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