Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#3735 closed defect (invalid)

Enable file input in forms

Reported by: guest Owned by: anonymous
Priority: high Milestone: 1.0
Component: Core Version: 0.9
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:


In dojo.formToObject file input fields are treated as non-value form elements. They should be treated as normal input fields.

To fix in dojo._base.xhr replace

var iq = "input[type!=file][type!=submit][type!=image][type!=reset][type!=button], select, textarea";


var iq = "input[type!=submit][type!=image][type!=reset][type!=button], select, textarea";

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 15 years ago by bill

Milestone: 1.0

comment:2 Changed 15 years ago by Tom Trenka

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

File inputs cannot be handled by XHR; you must use the iframe transport to post any kind of binary-encoded information (anything uploaded via a file input is handled by browsers as binary encoded, usually base64).

If you are assembling a file on the fly, you can use the DojoX xhrMultiPart transport (

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