HTML DOM Output Object

HTML DOM Output Object

Output Object HTML5

The Output Object is new in HTML5.

The Output object represents an HTML <output> element.

Note: The <output> element is not supported in Internet Explorer / Edge.

Access an Output Object

You can access an <output> element by using getElementById():


var x = document.getElementById("myOutput");
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Tip: You can also access an <output> element by searching through the elements collection of a form.

Create an Output Object

You can create an <output> element by using the document.createElement() method:


var x = document.createElement("OUTPUT");
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Output Object Properties

Property Description
defaultValue Sets or returns the default value of an <output> element
form Returns a reference to the form that contains the <output> element
htmlFor Returns the value of the for attribute of an <output> element
labels Returns a list of <label> elements associated with the <output> element
name Sets or returns the value of the name attribute of an <output> element
type Returns which type of HTML element the Output object represents
value Sets or returns the value of an <output> element

Standard Properties and Events

The Output object also supports the standard properties and events.

Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <output> tag