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Textarea type Property

Textarea Object Reference Textarea Object

Example

Find out which type of form element a text area element is:

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

The result of x will be:

textarea
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Definition and Usage

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

For a text area object this will always be "textarea".


Browser Support

Property
type Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

textareaObject.type

Return Value

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

Textarea Object Reference Textarea Object