how to get full path from fileupload using Javascript

I need to know how to get full path from fileupload using javascript,

I tried using the following coding but of no use

<input type="file" id="picField" onchange="preview(this)">

<script type="text/javascript">

function preview(test){
    var source=test.value;

but in the alert message, i am getting only


I am not getting full path, but it is showing full path in File Upload box please help how to solve this problem




This is a browser security restriction, in modern browsers you cannot get the full client file-system path of the selected file, nor set a path programmatically...


Maybe for security reason, javascript doesn't allow this to happen. And if you come to think of it, Server side pages cannot access your local files. Not that I have a solution for your question.


Actually, there is some kind of solution.
Albeit, it will help only if you can run Electron desktop app on local machine:


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