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Input Search required Property

❮ Input Search Object

Example

Find out if a search field must be filled out before submitting a form:

var x = document.getElementById("mySearch").required;

The result of x will be:

true
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Definition and Usage

The required property sets or returns whether a search field must be filled out before submitting a form.

This property reflects the HTML required attribute.


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

Property
required Yes 10.0 Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Return the required property:

searchObject.required

Set the required property:

searchObject.required=true|false

Property Values

Value Description
true|false Specifies whether a search field should be a required part of form submission.
  • true - The search field is a required part of form submission
  • false - Default. The search field is not a required part of form submission

Technical Details

Return Value: A Boolean, returns true if the search field is a required part of form submission, otherwise it returns false

More Examples

Example

Set a search field to be a required part of form submission:

document.getElementById("mySearch").required = true;
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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> required attribute


❮ Input Search Object