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HTML | DOM Select type Property

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 17 Aug, 2021

The Select type property is used for returning the type of form element a drop-down list is. A drop-down list can be of two types, which are “select-one” or “select-multiple”.
Syntax: 
 

selectObject.type

Return Value: A String, representing the type of form element the drop-down list (<select> element) is

Below program illustrates the Select type property :
Example: Returning the type of form element a drop-down list is. 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
      Select type Property in HTML
  </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
         
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
         
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
 
    <h1>
      GeeksforGeeks
  </h1>
    <h2>
      Select type Property
  </h2>
    <br>
  Select your preferred course from the drop-down list:
    <br>
 
    <select name="Courses Titles" id="myCourses">
        <option value="C++">c++</option>
        <option value="Placement">Placement</option>
        <option value="Java">Java</option>
        <option value="Python">Python</option>
    </select>
 
     
<p>To return the type of form element the
      dropdown list is,
      double-click the "Return Type" button.
  </p>
 
 
    <button ondblclick="My_list()">
      Return Type
  </button>
 
    <p id="test"></p>
 
 
    <script>
        function My_list() {
            var d = document.getElementById("myCourses").type;
            document.getElementById("test").innerHTML = d;
        }
    </script>
 
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 
Before clicking the button: 
 



After clicking the button: 
 

Supported Browsers: 
 

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

 

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