JavaScript Text Object

The JavaScript Text Object is a property of the form object. Example code:

<INPUT TYPE=TEXT NAME="firstname">

Here's how it looks:


  • defaultValue - The text default value of the text field.
  • form - The form that contains the text object.
  • name - The name of the text field.
  • type - Type is "text".
  • value - The text that is entered and appears in the text field. It is sent to the server when the form is submitted.


  • blur() - Removes the input focus from the text field.
  • focus() - Give the input focus to the text field.
  • select() - Select the contents of the text field


  • onBlur
  • onChange
  • onFocus
  • onSelect