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value (input elements)

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## Examples

This example uses the input type=text element to create an empty text control that can contain 15 characters without requiring the user to scroll to read all of the text.

<INPUT TYPE=text VALUE="" NAME="textbox" SIZE=15>

This example uses script to detect the content of the text box and display it in a dialog box.

function detectEntry()
    alert("Your name is " + textbox.value)



The purpose of the value property depends on the type of control as described in the following table. {


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