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Input Datetime autofocus Property

Input Datetime Object Reference Input Datetime Object

Example

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

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

The result of x will be:

true

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Definition and Usage

The autofocus property sets or returns whether a datetime field 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.

Note: The <input type="datetime"> element is not supported in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera version 15 (and newer) or Chrome.


Syntax

Return the autofocus property:

datetimeObject.autofocus

Set the autofocus property:

datetimeObject.autofocus=true|false

Property Values

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

Technical Details

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


Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> autofocus attribute


Input Datetime Object Reference Input Datetime Object

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