HTML DOM Input Reset Object

Input Reset Object

The Input Reset object represents an HTML <input> element with type="reset".

Access an Input Reset Object

You can access an <input> element with type="reset" by using getElementById():


var x = document.getElementById("myReset");
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Tip: You can also access <input type="reset"> by searching through the elements collection of a form.

Create an Input Reset Object

You can create an <input> element with type="reset" by using the document.createElement() method:


var x = document.createElement("INPUT");
x.setAttribute("type", "reset");
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Input Reset Object Properties

= Property added in HTML5.

Property Description
autofocus Sets or returns whether a reset button should automatically get focus when the page loads
defaultValue Sets or returns the default value of a reset button
disabled Sets or returns whether the reset button is disabled, or not
form Returns a reference to the form that contains the reset button
name Sets or returns the value of the name attribute of a reset button
type Returns which type of form element the reset button is
value Sets or returns the value of the value attribute of the reset button

Standard Properties and Events

The Input Reset object also supports the standard properties and events.

Related Pages

HTML tutorial: HTML Forms

HTML reference: HTML <input> tag

HTML reference: HTML <input> type attribute