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HTML DOM Form Object

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HTML DOM Form Object


Form Object

The Form object represents an HTML form.

For each instance of a <form> tag in an HTML document, a Form object is created.

IE: Internet Explorer, F: Firefox, O: Opera, W3C: World Wide Web Consortium (Internet Standard).

Form Object Collections

Collection Description IE  F O W3C
elements[] Returns an array containing each element in the form 5 1 9 Yes

Form Object Properties

Property Description IE  F O W3C
acceptCharset Sets or returns a list of possible character-sets for the form data No No No Yes
action Sets or returns the action attribute of a form 5 1 9 Yes
enctype Sets or returns the MIME type used to encode the content of a form 6 1 9 Yes
id Sets or returns the id of a form 5 1 9 Yes
length Returns the number of elements in a form 5 1 9 Yes
method Sets or returns the HTTP method for sending data to the server 5 1 9 Yes
name Sets or returns the name of a form 5 1 9 Yes
target Sets or returns where to open the action-URL in a form 5 1 9 Yes

Standard Properties

Property Description IE  F O W3C
className Sets or returns the class attribute of an element 5 1 9 Yes
dir Sets or returns the direction of text 5 1 9 Yes
lang Sets or returns the language code for an element 5 1 9 Yes
title Sets or returns an element's advisory title 5 1 9 Yes

Form Object Methods

Method Description IE F O W3C
reset() Resets the values of all elements in a form 5 1 9 Yes
submit() Submits a form 5 1 9 Yes



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