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FileWriter

Enables writing to files from web applications.

http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/file-system/file-writer.html

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    Jonathan Sampson [MSFT]Jonathan Sampson [MSFT] shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Sondre BjellåsSondre Bjellås commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have an app developed in HTML5 on the Chrome Web Store, which downloads and saves photos. With this feature on Edge, it would be possible to port it to Edge.

      • Andreas LinnertAndreas Linnert commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        What files are going to be writable with this feature?

        I'm still missing the functionality to open files in a web application and write new content back to that file. Or doing so with an entire directory. Just like Windows (with JS) or Chrome apps allow me to do.

        I have a few ideas for web applications. But many of them rely on the ability to write files back to the file system - without a download dialog or similar.

        Is this possible with the considered FileWriter?

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