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HTML | DOM Input Search autocomplete Property

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 16 Apr, 2019

The DOM Input Search autocomplete Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the value of the autocomplete attribute of an Input search field. The autocomplete attribute is used to specify whether the autocomplete attribute has “on” or “off” value. When the autocomplete attribute is set to on, the browser will automatically complete the values based on which the user entered before.

Syntax:

  • It returns the Input search autocomplete property.
    searchObject.autocomplete
  • It is used to set the Input search autocomplete property.
    searchObject.autocomplete = "on|off"

Property Values:

  • on: It is the default value. It automatically completes the values.
  • off: It defines that the user should fill the values of the search input field. It does not automatically complete the values.

Return Value: It returns a string value which represents the state of autocomplete

Example: This Example illustrates how to return the property.






<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      Input Search autocomplete Property
  </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Input Search autocomplete Property</h2>
    <form id="myGeeks">
        <input type="Search"
               id="test"
               name="myGeeks" 
               placeholder="Type to search.." 
               value="GeeksForGeeks" 
               autocomplete="on">
    </form>
    <br>
    <br>
    <button ondblclick="Access()">click here
    </button>
  
    <p id="check" 
       style="font-size:24px;
              color:green;">
  </p>
  
    <script>
        function Access() {
  
            // type="search" 
            var s = document.getElementById(
                "test").autocomplete;
            
            document.getElementById(
                "check").innerHTML = s;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before Clicking On Button:

After Clicking On Button:

Example-2: This Example illustrate how to set the autocomplete Property.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      Input Search autocomplete Property
  </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Input Search autocomplete Property</h2>
    <form id="myGeeks">
        <input type="Search"
               id="test"
               name="myGeeks"
               placeholder="Type to search.." 
               value="GeeksForGeeks"
               autocomplete="on">
    </form>
    <br>
    <br>
    <button ondblclick="Access()">
      click here
    </button>
  
    <p id="check" 
       style="font-size:24px;
              color:green;">
  </p>
  
    <script>
        function Access() {
  
            // type="search" 
            var s = document.getElementById(
                "test").autocomplete = "off";
            
            document.getElementById(
                "check").innerHTML = 
         "The value of the autocompletee"
            +" attribute was changed to "
            + s;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output :
Before Clicking On Button:

After Clicking On Button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Input Search autocomplete Property are listed below:

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

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