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HTML | <datalist> Tag
  • Difficulty Level : Easy
  • Last Updated : 27 Oct, 2020

The <datalist> tag is used to provide autocomplete feature in the HTML files. It can be used with an input tag so that users can easily fill the data in the forms using select the data.

Syntax:

<datalist> ... </datalist>

Example 1:

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>Datalist Tag</title>
    </head>
    <body>
        <form action="">
            <label>Your Cars Name: </label>
            <input list="cars">
            <datalist id="cars">
                <option value="BMW"/>
                <option value="Bentley"/>
                <option value="Mercedes"/>
                <option value="Audi"/>
                <option value="Volkswagen"/>
            </datalist>
        </form>
    </body>
</html>                    

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Example 2: The <datalist> tag object can be easily accessed by input attribute type.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>Datalist Tag</title>
    </head>
    <body>
        <form action="">
            <label>Your Cars Name: </label>
            <input list="cars" id="carsInput">
            <datalist id="cars">
                <option value="BMW"/>
                <option value="Bentley"/>
                <option value="Mercedes"/>
                <option value="Audi"/>
                <option value="Volkswagen"/>
            </datalist>
            <button onclick="datalistcall()" type="button">
                Click Here</button>
        </form>
        <p id="output"></p>
                <!-- Will display the select option -->
        <script type="text/javascript">
            function datalistcall(){
                  var o1 = 
    document.getElementById("carsInput").value;
                  document.getElementById(
    "output").innerHTML = "You select "
                    + o1 + " option";
            }
        </script>
    </body>
</html>                        

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Output:

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Supported Browsers: The browsers which support <datalist> tag are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 20.0 and above
  • Internet Explorer 10.0 and above
  • Firefox 4.0 and above
  • Opera 9.0 and above
  • Safari 11.1

Note: Safari browser is not supported this tag.
 

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