Input Range value Property

Input Range Object Reference Input Range Object

Example

Change the value of a slider control:

document.getElementById("myRange").value = "75";

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Definition and Usage

The value property sets or returns the value of the value attribute of a slider control.

The value attribute specifies the default value OR the value a user types in (or a value set by a script).


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The value property is supported in all major browsers.

Note: The <input type="range"> element is not supported in Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions.


Syntax

Return the value property:

rangeObject.value

Set the value property:

rangeObject.value=number

Property Values

Value Description
number Specifies the value of the slider control. If the value is not specified, the default value is "50"

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing a number that represents the value of the slider control

More Examples

Example

Get the value of a slider control:

var x = document.getElementById("myRange").value;

The result of x will be:

50

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Example

An example that shows the difference between the defaultValue and value property:

var x = document.getElementById("myRange");
var defaultVal = x.defaultValue;
var currentVal = x.value;

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> value attribute


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