HTML | DOM Input DatetimeLocal stepDown() Method

The Input DatetimeLocal stepDown() method in HTML DOM is used to decrements the value of the Local datetime field by a specified number. It can only be used on the Minutes. Years, months, days, hours, seconds or milliseconds are not affected by the stepDown() method.

Syntax

datetimelocalObject.stepDown(number)

Parameters: It contains single parameter number which is used to specify the amount of minutes the local datetime field should decrease.

Below program illustrates the DatetimeLocal stepDown method in HTML DOM:

Example: This example use stepDown() method to decrease the value of minutes by 2.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
      
<head
    <title>
        Input DatetimeLocal stepDown() Method
    </title
</head>
  
<body style="text-align:center;">
  
    <h1 style="color:green;">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1
      
    <h2 style="font-family: Impact;">
        Input DatetimeLocal stepDown() Method
    </h2>
      
    <input type="datetime-local" id="test_DatetimeLocal">
      
    <p>
        To decrease the value of the datetimeLocal field
        by 2minutes, double click the "Update" button.
    </p>
      
    <button ondblclick="My_DatetimeLocal()">
        Update
    </button>
      
    <!-- Script to use stepDown() method -->
    <script>
        function My_DatetimeLocal() {
            document.getElementById("test_DatetimeLocal").stepDown(2);
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>                    

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Output:

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Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Input DatetimeLocal stepDown() method are listed below:

  • Apple Safari
  • Internet Explorer 12.0
  • Google Chrome
  • Opera


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