Select type Property

Select Object Reference Select Object

Example

Return which type of form element a drop-down list is:

var x = document.getElementById("mySelect").type;

The result of x will be:

select-one

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Definition and Usage

The type property returns which type of form element a drop-down list is.

For a drop-down list this will be "select-one" or "select-multiple".


Browser Support

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The type property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

selectObject.type

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the type of form element the drop-down list (<select> element) is

More Examples

Example

Return which type of form element a drop-down list that allows multiple selections is:

var x = document.getElementById("mySelect").type;

The result of x will be:

select-multiple

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