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Default getting path of file using PHP or Javascript

i have a form where the user can choose a file to be executed by browsing their hard drive. the code i'm using to alloe them to do this is <INPUT name=sourcebutton TYPE="file" class="browse" value="Browse">. i need the path of the file in order to execute the file. any help is greatly appreciated. i'm relativly new to PHP and have never used the file chooser before.
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Are you looking to upload the file and then run it or run a file that is on their computer on your site such as a word find that uses a text doc from a person's comp.

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first of all there is no "value" attribute for <input type="file">. if you add <input type="file"> you will notice there's a button next to the textbox with "browse" value, use that to browse for the file

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