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Input Date autofocus Property

Input Date Object Reference Input Date Object

Example

Find out if a date field automatically gets focus upon page load:

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

The result of x will be:

true
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Definition and Usage

The autofocus property sets or returns whether a date field should automatically get focus when the page loads, or not.

This property reflects the HTML autofocus attribute.


Browser Support

Property
autofocus Yes 10.0 Yes Yes Yes

Note: The <input type="date"> element does not show any date field/calendar in Firefox.


Syntax

Return the autofocus property:

inputdateObject.autofocus

Set the autofocus property:

inputdateObject.autofocus=true|false

Property Values

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

Technical Details

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

Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> autofocus attribute


Input Date Object Reference Input Date Object