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    Document.forms

    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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    Last updated by: teoli,