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javascript TEXTAREA type

@March 15, 2008, 1:22 a.m.
typeFirefox/Netscape/NN 3 IE 4 Chrome/Safari/DOM 1  

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Returns the type of form control element. The value is returned in all lowercase letters. It may be necessary to cycle through all form elements in search of specific types to do some processing on (e.g., emptying all form controls of type "textarea" while leaving other controls untouched).

 
Example
 
if (document.forms[0].elements[3].type == "textarea") {
    ...
}
 
Value

Any of the following constants (as a string): button | checkbox | file | hidden | image | password | radio | reset | select-multiple | select-one | submit | text | textarea.

 
Default

textarea


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