HTML | DOM Input Date stepDown( ) Method

The Input Date stepDown() method is used for decrementing the value of the date field by a specified number. It can only be used on the days and not on months and years.

Syntax:

inputdateObject.stepDown(number)

Parameter Used:



  • number: It is used to specify the number of days the date field should decrease.

Below program illustrates the Date stepDown property :

Example: Decrementing the value of a date field by 2 days.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      Input Date stepDown Property in HTML
  </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Input Date stepDown Property
    </h2>
    <br>
  
    <input type="date" 
           id="Test_Date">
  
    <p>To decrease the step, 
      double click the "Decrease Step" button.
  </p>
  
    <button ondblclick="My_Date()">
      Decrease Step
  </button>
  
    <p id="test">
  </p>
  
    <script>
        function My_Date() {
            
            // Decrease 2 days.
            document.getElementById(
              "Test_Date").stepDown(2);
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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Supported Browsers:

  • Apple Safari
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Opera


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