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HTML | DOM Input Number step Property

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 29 May, 2021

The DOM Input Number step Property is used to set or return the value of the step attribute of a number field. The step attribute in HTML is used to set the discrete step size of the element. The default stepping value for number inputs is 1. The step attribute could be used with min and max attribute for creating a legal value.
Syntax: 
 

  • It returns the step property. 
     
numberObject.step
  • It is used to set the step property. 
     
numberObject.step = number

Property Values: It contains a value i.e number Which specify the legal number interval for the number field. It has a default value which is 1.
Return Value: It returns a numeric value which represents the legal number interval for the number field.
Example-1: This example illustrates how to return the Property. 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
    <body style="text-align:center;">
 
        <h1 style="color:green;">
            GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
 
        <h2>DOM Input Number step Property</h2>
 
        <input type="number"
            id="myNumber" step="5"
            placeholder="multiples of 5" > <br><br>
        <button onclick="myFunction()">
            Click Here!
        </button>
 
        <p id="demo" style="font-size:23px;color:green;"></p>
  
 
        <script>
            function myFunction() {
                 
                // Accessing input value
                var x =
                document.getElementById("myNumber").step;
                document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = x;
            }
        </script>
 
    </body>
 
</html>

Output: 
Before Clicking On Button: 
 

After Clicking On Button : 
 



Example-2 : This example illustrates how to set the property. 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
    <body style="text-align:center;">
 
        <h1 style="color:green;">
            GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
 
        <h2>DOM Input Number step Property</h2>
 
        <input type="number"
            id="myNumber" step="5"
            placeholder="multiples of 5" > <br><br>
        <button onclick="myFunction()">
            Click Here!
        </button>
 
        <p id="demo" style="font-size:23px;color:green;"></p>
  
 
        <script>
            function myFunction() {
                 
                // Accessing input value
                var x =
                document.getElementById("myNumber").step = "3";
                document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = 
                "The value of the step attribute was changed to " + x;
            }
        </script>
 
    </body>
 
</html>

Output : 
Before Clicking On Button : 
 

After Clicking On Button: 
 

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM input number step Property are listed below: 
 

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 10.0 +
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

 

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