org.w3c.dom.html
Interface HTMLInputElement

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

public interface HTMLInputElement
extends HTMLElement

Form control. Note. Depending upon the environment in which the page is being viewed, the value property may be read-only for the file upload input type. For the "password" input type, the actual value returned may be masked to prevent unauthorized use. See the INPUT 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
 void blur()
          Removes keyboard focus from this element.
 void click()
          Simulate a mouse-click.
 void focus()
          Gives keyboard focus to this element.
 java.lang.String getAccept()
          A comma-separated list of content types that a server processing this form will handle correctly.
 java.lang.String getAccessKey()
          A single character access key to give access to the form control.
 java.lang.String getAlign()
          Aligns this object (vertically or horizontally) with respect to its surrounding text.
 java.lang.String getAlt()
          Alternate text for user agents not rendering the normal content of this element.
 boolean getChecked()
          When the type attribute of the element has the value "Radio" or "Checkbox", this represents the current state of the form control, in an interactive user agent.
 boolean getDefaultChecked()
          When type has the value "Radio" or "Checkbox", this represents the HTML checked attribute of the element.
 java.lang.String getDefaultValue()
          When the type attribute of the element has the value "Text", "File" or "Password", this represents the HTML value attribute of the element.
 boolean getDisabled()
          The control is unavailable in this context.
 HTMLFormElement getForm()
          Returns the FORM element containing this control.
 int getMaxLength()
          Maximum number of characters for text fields, when type has the value "Text" or "Password".
 java.lang.String getName()
          Form control or object name when submitted with a form.
 boolean getReadOnly()
          This control is read-only.
 java.lang.String getSize()
          Size information.
 java.lang.String getSrc()
          When the type attribute has the value "Image", this attribute specifies the location of the image to be used to decorate the graphical submit button.
 int getTabIndex()
          Index that represents the element's position in the tabbing order.
 java.lang.String getType()
          The type of control created.
 java.lang.String getUseMap()
          Use client-side image map.
 java.lang.String getValue()
          When the type attribute of the element has the value "Text", "File" or "Password", this represents the current contents of the corresponding form control, in an interactive user agent.
 void select()
          Select the contents of the text area.
 void setAccept(java.lang.String accept)
           
 void setAccessKey(java.lang.String accessKey)
           
 void setAlign(java.lang.String align)
           
 void setAlt(java.lang.String alt)
           
 void setChecked(boolean checked)
           
 void setDefaultChecked(boolean defaultChecked)
           
 void setDefaultValue(java.lang.String defaultValue)
           
 void setDisabled(boolean disabled)
           
 void setMaxLength(int maxLength)
           
 void setName(java.lang.String name)
           
 void setReadOnly(boolean readOnly)
           
 void setSize(java.lang.String size)
           
 void setSrc(java.lang.String src)
           
 void setTabIndex(int tabIndex)
           
 void setUseMap(java.lang.String useMap)
           
 void setValue(java.lang.String value)
           
 
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

getDefaultValue

public java.lang.String getDefaultValue()
When the type attribute of the element has the value "Text", "File" or "Password", this represents the HTML value attribute of the element. The value of this attribute does not change if the contents of the corresponding form control, in an interactive user agent, changes. Changing this attribute, however, resets the contents of the form control. See the value attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setDefaultValue

public void setDefaultValue(java.lang.String defaultValue)

getDefaultChecked

public boolean getDefaultChecked()
When type has the value "Radio" or "Checkbox", this represents the HTML checked attribute of the element. The value of this attribute does not change if the state of the corresponding form control, in an interactive user agent, changes. Changes to this attribute, however, resets the state of the form control. See the checked attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setDefaultChecked

public void setDefaultChecked(boolean defaultChecked)

getForm

public HTMLFormElement getForm()
Returns the FORM element containing this control. Returns null if this control is not within the context of a form.

getAccept

public java.lang.String getAccept()
A comma-separated list of content types that a server processing this form will handle correctly. See the accept attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setAccept

public void setAccept(java.lang.String accept)

getAccessKey

public java.lang.String getAccessKey()
A single character access key to give access to the form control. See the accesskey attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setAccessKey

public void setAccessKey(java.lang.String accessKey)

getAlign

public java.lang.String getAlign()
Aligns this object (vertically or horizontally) with respect to its surrounding text. See the align attribute definition in HTML 4.0. This attribute is deprecated in HTML 4.0.

setAlign

public void setAlign(java.lang.String align)

getAlt

public java.lang.String getAlt()
Alternate text for user agents not rendering the normal content of this element. See the alt attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setAlt

public void setAlt(java.lang.String alt)

getChecked

public boolean getChecked()
When the type attribute of the element has the value "Radio" or "Checkbox", this represents the current state of the form control, in an interactive user agent. Changes to this attribute change the state of the form control, but do not change the value of the HTML value attribute of the element.

setChecked

public void setChecked(boolean checked)

getDisabled

public boolean getDisabled()
The control is unavailable in this context. See the disabled attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setDisabled

public void setDisabled(boolean disabled)

getMaxLength

public int getMaxLength()
Maximum number of characters for text fields, when type has the value "Text" or "Password". See the maxlength attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setMaxLength

public void setMaxLength(int maxLength)

getName

public java.lang.String getName()
Form control or object name when submitted with a form. See the name attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setName

public void setName(java.lang.String name)

getReadOnly

public boolean getReadOnly()
This control is read-only. Relevant only when type has the value "Text" or "Password". See the readonly attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setReadOnly

public void setReadOnly(boolean readOnly)

getSize

public java.lang.String getSize()
Size information. The precise meaning is specific to each type of field. See the size attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setSize

public void setSize(java.lang.String size)

getSrc

public java.lang.String getSrc()
When the type attribute has the value "Image", this attribute specifies the location of the image to be used to decorate the graphical submit button. See the src attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setSrc

public void setSrc(java.lang.String src)

getTabIndex

public int getTabIndex()
Index that represents the element's position in the tabbing order. See the tabindex attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setTabIndex

public void setTabIndex(int tabIndex)

getType

public java.lang.String getType()
The type of control created. See the type attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

getUseMap

public java.lang.String getUseMap()
Use client-side image map. See the usemap attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setUseMap

public void setUseMap(java.lang.String useMap)

getValue

public java.lang.String getValue()
When the type attribute of the element has the value "Text", "File" or "Password", this represents the current contents of the corresponding form control, in an interactive user agent. Changing this attribute changes the contents of the form control, but does not change the value of the HTML value attribute of the element. When the type attribute of the element has the value "Button", "Hidden", "Submit", "Reset", "Image", "Checkbox" or "Radio", this represents the HTML value attribute of the element. See the value attribute definition in HTML 4.0.

setValue

public void setValue(java.lang.String value)

blur

public void blur()
Removes keyboard focus from this element.

focus

public void focus()
Gives keyboard focus to this element.

select

public void select()
Select the contents of the text area. For INPUT elements whose type attribute has one of the following values: "Text", "File", or "Password".

click

public void click()
Simulate a mouse-click. For INPUT elements whose type attribute has one of the following values: "Button", "Checkbox", "Radio", "Reset", or "Submit".


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