At Intelligrape we face many challenges while developing web-applications. One of the small challenge was to test the web pages that contains file input field <input type=”File”>(to upload files). After few hours drilling with Canoo webtest plugin I decided to use the new fabulous plugin, Grails functional Testing by Marc Palmer (

The syntax for setting value for the file input field is


Let me explain you with an example:
Following component’s HTML is

The name of the file input field is FileInputField.The code for setting value/path will be


any kind of suggestions and comments are welcome……

Chandan Luthra

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