Label htmlFor Property

Label Object Reference Label Object

Example

Return the value of the for attribute of a label:

var x = document.getElementById("myLabel").htmlFor;

The result of x will be:

male

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Definition and Usage

The htmlFor property sets or returns the value of the for attribute of a label.

The for attribute specifies which form element a label is bound to.


Browser Support

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The form property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Return the htmlFor property:

labelObject.htmlFor

Set the htmlFor property:

labelObject.htmlFor=id

Property Values

Value Description
id The id of the element the label is bound to

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the id of the element the label is bound to

More Examples

Example

Change the value of the value attribute of a label:

document.getElementById("myLabel").htmlFor = "newValue";

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <label> for attribute


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