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Input Number value Property

❮ Input Number Object

Example

Change the number of a number field:

document.getElementById("myNumber").value = "16";
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Definition and Usage

The value property sets or returns the value of the value attribute of a number field.

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


Browser Support

Property
value Yes 10.0 Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Return the value property:

numberObject.value

Set the value property:

numberObject.value = number

Property Values

Value Description
number Specifies the initial (default) value of the number field


Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing a number

More Examples

Example

Get the number of a number field:

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

The result of x will be:

2
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Example

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

var x = document.getElementById("myNumber");
var defaultVal = x.defaultValue;
var currentVal = x.value;
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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> value attribute


❮ Input Number Object