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HTML DOM Password Object

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HTML DOM Password Object


Password Object

The Password object represents a password field in an HTML form.

For each instance of an HTML <input type="password"> tag on a form, a Password object is created.

You can access a password field by searching through the elements[] array of the form, or by using document.getElementById().

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

Password Object Properties

Property Description IE F O W3C
accessKey Sets or returns the keyboard key to access a password field 4 1 9 Yes
alt Sets or returns an alternate text to display if a browser does not support password fields 5 1 9 Yes
defaultValue Sets or returns the default value of a password field 4 1 9 Yes
disabled Sets or returns whether or not a password field should be disabled 5 1 9 Yes
form Returns a reference to the form that contains the password field 4 1 9 Yes
id Sets or returns the id of a password field 4 1 9 Yes
maxLength Sets or returns the maximum number of characters in a password field 4 1 9 Yes
name Sets or returns the name of a password field 4 1 9 Yes
readOnly Sets or returns whether or not a password field should be read-only 4 1 9 Yes
size Sets or returns the size of a password field 4 1 9 Yes
tabIndex Sets or returns the tab order for a password field 4 1 9 Yes
type Returns the type of form element a password field is 4 1 9 Yes
value Sets or returns the value of the value attribute of the password field 4 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

Password Object Methods

Method Description IE F O W3C
blur() Removes focus from a password field 4 1 9 Yes
focus() Sets focus on a password field 4 1 9 Yes
select() Selects the text in a password field 4 1 9 Yes



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