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HTML | DOM Input Submit formEnctype Property
  • Difficulty Level : Easy
  • Last Updated : 15 Apr, 2019
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The Input Submit formEnctype Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the value of the enctype attribute in a Submit Field. This attribute specifies the data that will be present in the form should be encoded when submitting to the server. This type of attribute can be used only if method = “POST”. It overrides the enctype attribute of a <form> element.

Syntax:

  • It returns the formEnctype property.
    submitObject.formEnctype
  • It is used to set the formEnctype property.
    submitObject.formEnctype = "application/x-www-form-urlencoded,
             multipart/form-data, text/plain"

    Property Values:

    • application/x-www-form-urlencoded: It is the default value. It encodes all the characters before sent to the server. It converts spaces and converts into + symbols and special character into its hex value.
    • multipart/form-data: It does not encode any character.
    • text/plain: This value convert spaces into + symbols but special characters are not converted.

    Return Value It returns a string value which represent the encoded type of the form data when sending it to the server.

    Example 1: This example that illustrates how to return Input Submit formEnctype Property.






    <!DOCTYPE html> 
    <html
      
    <head
        <title
            HTML DOM Input Submit formEncctype Property
        </title
    </head
      
    <body style="text-align:center;"
        <h1>
            GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
          
        <h2
            HTML DOM Input Submit formEnctype Property 
        </h2
          
        <form action="#" method="get" target="_self">
            <input type = "submit" id = "Geeks" name="myGeeks"
                value = "Submit @ geeksforgeeks" formTarget="_blank"
                formMethod="post" formenctype="multipart/form-data">
        </form>
          
        <p>
            click on below button to return the Property
        </p>
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()"
            Click Here! 
        </button
          
        <p id = "GFG"style="font-size:25px;"></p
          
        <!-- Script to set submit formEnctype Property -->
        <script
            function myGeeks() { 
                var btn = document.getElementById("Geeks").formEnctype;
                document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = btn; 
            
        </script
    </body
      
    </html>                    

    Output:
    Before Clicking the Button:

    After Clicking the Button:

    Example 2: This example illustrates that how to set Input Submit formEnctype property.




    <!DOCTYPE html> 
    <html
      
    <head
        <title
            HTML DOM Input Submit formEncctype Property
        </title
    </head
      
    <body style="text-align:center;"
        <h1>
            GeeksForGeeks
        </h1>
          
        <h2
            HTML DOM Input Submit formEnctype Property 
        </h2
          
        <form action="#" method="get" target="_self">
            <input type = "submit" id = "Geeks" name="myGeeks" 
                value = "Submit @ geeksforgeeks" formTarget="_blank"
                formMethod="post" formenctype="multipart/form-data">
        </form>
          
        <p>
            click on below button to set the Property
        </p>
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()"
            Click Here! 
        </button
          
        <p id = "GFG"style="font-size:25px;"></p
          
        <!-- Script to set submit formEnctype Property -->
        <script
            function myGeeks() { 
                var btn = document.getElementById("Geeks").formEnctype
                        = "text/plain";
                          
                document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML
                        = "The value of the formenctype attribute"
                          + " was changed to " + btn; 
            
        </script
    </body
      
    </html>                    

    Output:
    Before Clicking the Button:

    After Clicking the Button:

    Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM input submit formEnctype Property are listed below:

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

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