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Form name Property

Form Object Reference Form Object

Example

Return the name of a form:

var x = document.getElementById("myForm").name;

The result of x will be:

form1

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Definition and Usage

The name property sets or returns the value of the name attribute in a form.

The name attribute specifies the name of a form.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The name property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Return the name property:

formObject.name

Set the name property:

formObject.name=name

Property Values

Value Description
name The name of the form

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the name of the form


More Examples

Example

Change the name of a form:

document.getElementById("myForm").name = "newName";

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <form> name attribute


Form Object Reference Form Object

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