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datalist object

Represents a set of option elements to provide a pre-defined set of choices.

HTML5 A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML, Section 4.10.10

 

Syntax


 var datalist = input.list; 

DOM Information

Inheritance Hierarchy

 Node
  Element
   HTMLElement
     datalist

Members

The datalist object has these types of members:

Properties

The datalist object has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

options

Read-only

A collection of option objects that represent possible selections for a datalist element.

x-ms-format-detection

Determines whether data formats within content are automatically detected and (if found) converted to clickable links.

 

Standards information

Remarks

The following example uses a datalist object and options to display a list of files from a files dialog.

Examples


<form >
Choose quantity : <input type="number" list="quantity" />
 <datalist id="quantity">
 <option label="A dozen" value="12" />
 <option label="A gross" value="144" />
 <option label="A thousand" value="1000" />
 </datalist>
 <input type="submit" />
 </form>


 

 

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