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  • Last Updated : 17 Nov, 2022
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The jQuery :file Selector is used to selects the input element having file field.(type==file) 

Syntax: 

$(":file")

Example 1: In this example, we will select the input element with type = file. 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   
<head>
    <script src=
    </script>
   
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $(":file").css("background-color",
                "dodgerblue");
        });
    </script>
</head>
   
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green;">GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
        <h2>jQuery :file Selector</h2>
        <form action="">
            Name:
            <input type="text" name="user">
            <br>
              Password:
            <input type="password" name="password">
            <br>
              File:
            <input type="file" name="myfile">
        </form>
    </center>
</body>
   
</html>

Output:

  

Example 2: In this example, we will change the color of the input element with type = file. 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   
<head>
    <script src=
    </script>
   
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("input").click(function () {
                $(":file").css("background-color",
                        "red");
            });
        });
    </script>
</head>
   
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green;">GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
        <h2>jQuery :file Selector</h2>
        <form action="">
            Name:
            <input type="text" name="user">
            <br>
              Password:
            <input type="password" name="password">
            <br>
              File:
            <input style="background-color: aquamarine;"
                type="file" name="myfile">
        </form>
    </center>
</body>
   
</html>

Output:

 


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