4.7.x form.inc theme_file($element)
5.x form.inc theme_file($element)
6.x form.inc theme_file($element)
7.x form.inc theme_file($variables)

Returns HTML for a file upload form element.

For assistance with handling the uploaded file correctly, see the API provided by file.inc.


$variables: An associative array containing:

  • element: An associative array containing the properties of the element. Properties used: #title, #name, #size, #description, #required, #attributes.

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1 theme call to theme_file()
system_element_info in modules/system/system.module
Implements hook_element_info().


includes/form.inc, line 4153
Functions for form and batch generation and processing.


function theme_file($variables) {
  $element = $variables['element'];
  $element['#attributes']['type'] = 'file';
  element_set_attributes($element, array(
  _form_set_class($element, array(
  return '<input' . drupal_attributes($element['#attributes']) . ' />';