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HTML DOM Meter Object


Meter Object

The Meter Object is new in HTML5.

The Meter object represents an HTML <meter> element.

Note: The <meter> element is not supported in Internet Explorer / Edge or Safari 5 (and earlier versions).

Access a Meter Object

You can access a <meter> element by using getElementById():

Example

var x = document.getElementById("myMeter");
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Create a Meter Object

You can create a <meter> element by using the document.createElement() method:

Example

var x = document.createElement("METER");
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Meter Object Properties

Property Description
high Sets or returns the value of the high attribute in a gauge
labels Returns a list of <label> elements that are labels for the gauge
low Sets or returns the value of the low attribute in a gauge
max Sets or returns the value of the max attribute in a gauge
min Sets or returns the value of the min attribute in a gauge
optimum Sets or returns the value of the optimum attribute in a gauge
value Sets or returns the value of the value attribute in a gauge

Standard Properties and Events

The Meter object also supports the standard properties and events.


Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <meter> tag