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Input Text type Property

Input Text Object Reference Input Text Object

Example

Find out which type of form element the text field is:

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

The result of x will be:

text

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Definition and Usage

The type property returns which type of form element a text field is.

For a text field, this property will always return "text".


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The type property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

textObject.type

Return Value

Type Description
String The type of form element the text field is

Input Text Object Reference Input Text Object