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form property (input, select, textarea, ...)

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Returns a reference to the form element in which the object is placed.


You can find the related objects in the Supported by objects section below.
This property is read-only.

Possible values:

Reference to the container form element. If the object is not in a form, returns null.
Default: this property has no default value.

Example HTML code 1:

This example illustrates the use of the form property:
    <script type="text/javascript">
        function GetForm (button) {
            alert ("The id of the container form: " +;
    <form id="myForm">
            <input type="button" value="Get the ID of the container form!" onclick="GetForm (this);"/>
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