org.w3c.dom.html
Interface HTMLFormElement

All Superinterfaces:
Element, HTMLElement, Node
All Known Implementing Classes:
HTMLFormElementImpl

public interface HTMLFormElement
extends HTMLElement

The FORM element encompasses behavior similar to a collection and an element. It provides direct access to the contained input elements as well as the attributes of the form element. See the FORM element definition in HTML 4.0.


Fields inherited from interface org.w3c.dom.Node
ATTRIBUTE_NODE, CDATA_SECTION_NODE, COMMENT_NODE, DOCUMENT_FRAGMENT_NODE, DOCUMENT_NODE, DOCUMENT_TYPE_NODE, ELEMENT_NODE, ENTITY_NODE, ENTITY_REFERENCE_NODE, NOTATION_NODE, PROCESSING_INSTRUCTION_NODE, TEXT_NODE
 
Method Summary
 java.lang.String getAcceptCharset()
          List of character sets supported by the server.
 java.lang.String getAction()
          Server-side form handler.
 HTMLCollection getElements()
          Returns a collection of all control elements in the form.
 java.lang.String getEnctype()
          The content type of the submitted form, generally "application/x-www-form-urlencoded".
 int getLength()
          The number of form controls in the form.
 java.lang.String getMethod()
          HTTP method used to submit form.
 java.lang.String getName()
          Names the form.
 java.lang.String getTarget()
          Frame to render the resource in.
 void reset()
          Restores a form element's default values.
 void setAcceptCharset(java.lang.String acceptCharset)
           
 void setAction(java.lang.String action)
           
 void setEnctype(java.lang.String enctype)
           
 void setMethod(java.lang.String method)
           
 void setName(java.lang.String name)
           
 void setTarget(java.lang.String target)
           
 void submit()
          Submits the form.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.w3c.dom.html.HTMLElement
getClassName, getDir, getId, getLang, getTitle, setClassName, setDir, setId, setLang, setTitle
 
Methods inherited from interface org.w3c.dom.Element
getAttribute, getAttributeNode, getAttributeNodeNS, getAttributeNS, getElementsByTagName, getElementsByTagNameNS, getTagName, hasAttribute, hasAttributeNS, removeAttribute, removeAttributeNode, removeAttributeNS, setAttribute, setAttributeNode, setAttributeNodeNS, setAttributeNS
 
Methods inherited from interface org.w3c.dom.Node
appendChild, cloneNode, getAttributes, getChildNodes, getFirstChild, getLastChild, getLocalName, getNamespaceURI, getNextSibling, getNodeName, getNodeType, getNodeValue, getOwnerDocument, getParentNode, getPrefix, getPreviousSibling, hasAttributes, hasChildNodes, insertBefore, isSupported, normalize, removeChild, replaceChild, setNodeValue, setPrefix
 

Method Detail

getElements

public HTMLCollection getElements()
Returns a collection of all control elements in the form.

getLength

public int getLength()
The number of form controls in the form.

getName

public java.lang.String getName()
Names the form.

setName

public void setName(java.lang.String name)

getAcceptCharset

public java.lang.String getAcceptCharset()
List of character sets supported by the server. See the accept-charset attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setAcceptCharset

public void setAcceptCharset(java.lang.String acceptCharset)

getAction

public java.lang.String getAction()
Server-side form handler. See the action attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setAction

public void setAction(java.lang.String action)

getEnctype

public java.lang.String getEnctype()
The content type of the submitted form, generally "application/x-www-form-urlencoded". See the enctype attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setEnctype

public void setEnctype(java.lang.String enctype)

getMethod

public java.lang.String getMethod()
HTTP method used to submit form. See the method attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setMethod

public void setMethod(java.lang.String method)

getTarget

public java.lang.String getTarget()
Frame to render the resource in. See the target attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setTarget

public void setTarget(java.lang.String target)

submit

public void submit()
Submits the form. It performs the same action as a submit button.

reset

public void reset()
Restores a form element's default values. It performs the same action as a reset button.


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