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forms returns a collection (an HTMLCollection) of the <form> elements within the current document.

Syntax

collection = document.forms;

Example: Getting form information

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
<title>document.forms example</title>
</head>

<body>

<form id="robby">
  <input type="button" onclick="alert(document.forms[0].id);" value="robby's form" />
</form>

<form id="dave">
  <input type="button" onclick="alert(document.forms[1].id);" value="dave's form" />
</form>

<form id="paul">
  <input type="button" onclick="alert(document.forms[2].id);" value="paul's form" />
</form>

</body>
</html>

Example 2:Getting an element from within a form

var selectForm = document.forms[index];
var selectFormElement = document.forms[index].elements[index];

Specification

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