HTML | DOM Input DatetimeLocal readOnly Property

The Input DatetimeLocal readOnly property is used to set or return whether a datetimeLocal field should be read-only, or not. Once a field has been declared read-only, it cannot be further modified. However, the read-only field can be tabbed, highlighted and can be used for copying text.
The HTML readonly attribute is reflected by the Input DatetimeLocal readOnly property.

Syntax:

  • To return the readOnly property:
    datetimelocalObject.readOnly
  • To set the readOnly property:
    datetimelocalObject.readOnly = true|false

Property Value:

  • true|false : It is used to specify whether the datetimeLocal field will be read-only or not.

Below program illustrates the DatetimeLocal readOnly property :
Example: Setting a datetimeLocal field to read-only.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      Input DatetimeLocal 
      readOnly Property in HTML
  </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>
      Input DatetimeLocal readOnly Property
  </h2>
    <br> Date Of Birth:
    
    <input type="datetime-local"
           id="Test_DatetimeLocal" 
           name="DOB">
  
    <p>
      To set the date time to read-only,
      double-click the "Set Read-Only" button.
  </p>
  
    <button ondblclick="My_DatetimeLocal()">
      Set Read-Only
  </button>
  
    <script>
        function My_DatetimeLocal() {
            document.getElementById(
              "Test_DatetimeLocal").readOnly = 
              true;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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Supported Browsers:

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


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