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HTMLTextAreaElement object

Implements the document object model (DOM) representation of the textArea element.

Internet Explorer 8

DOM Information

Inheritance Hierarchy

 Node
  Element
   HTMLElement
     HTMLTextAreaElement

Members

The HTMLTextAreaElement object has these types of members:

Methods

The HTMLTextAreaElement object has these methods.

MethodDescription
checkValidity

Returns whether a form will validate when it is submitted, without having to submit it.

setCustomValidity

Sets a custom error message that is displayed when a form is submitted.

 

Properties

The HTMLTextAreaElement object has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

autofocus

Read/write

Provides a way to direct a user to a specific field when a document loads.

maxLength

Sets or retrieves the maximum number of characters that the user can enter in a text control.

placeholder

Read/write

Gets or sets a text string that is displayed in an input field as a hint or prompt to users as the format or type of information they need to enter.

required

Read/write

When present, marks an element that can't be submitted without a value.

spellcheck

Read/write

Specifies whether spell checking is applied to an editable text field.

validity

Read-only

Returns a ValidityState object that represents the validity states of an element.

willValidate

Read-only

Returns whether an element will successfully validate based on forms validation rules and constraints.

 

 

 

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