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Input Date disabled Property

Input Date Object Reference Input Date Object

Example

Disable a date field:

document.getElementById("myDate").disabled = true;

The result could be:

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Definition and Usage

The disabled property sets or returns whether a date field should be disabled, or not.

A disabled element is unusable and un-clickable. Disabled elements are usually rendered in gray by default in browsers.

This property reflects the HTML disabled attribute.


Browser Support

Property
disabled Yes 10.0 Yes Yes Yes

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


Syntax

Return the disabled property:

inputdateObject.disabled

Set the disabled property:

inputdateObject.disabled=true|false

Property Values

Value Description
true|false Specifies whether a date field should be disabled, or not
  • true - The date field is disabled
  • false - Default. The date field is not disabled

Technical Details

Return Value: A Boolean, returns true if the date field is disabled, otherwise it returns false

More Examples

Example

Find out if a date field is disabled or not:

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

The result of x will be:

true
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Example

Disable and undisable a date field:

function disableBtn() {
    document.getElementById("myDate").disabled = true;
}

function undisableBtn() {
    document.getElementById("myDate").disabled = false;
}
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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> disabled attribute


Input Date Object Reference Input Date Object