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Input Button autofocus Property

Input Button Object Reference Input Button Object

Example

Find out if a button automatically gets focus upon page load:

var x = document.getElementById("myBtn").autofocus;

The result of x will be:

true

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Definition and Usage

The autofocus property sets or returns whether an input button should automatically get focus when the page loads, or not.

This property reflects the HTML autofocus attribute.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The autofocus property is supported in all major browsers.

Note: The autofocus property is not supported in Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions or in Opera 12 and earlier versions.


Syntax

Return the autofocus property:

buttonObject.autofocus

Set the autofocus property:

buttonObject.autofocus=true|false

Property Values

Value Description
true|false Specifies whether an input button should get focus when the page loads, or not
  • true - The input button gets focus
  • false - Default. The input button does not get focus

Technical Details

Return Value: A Boolean, returns true if the input button automatically gets focus when the page loads, otherwise it returns false


Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> autofocus attribute


Input Button Object Reference Input Button Object

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