HTMLLabelElement.control

The read-only HTMLLabelElement.control property returns a reference to the control (in the form of an object of type HTMLElement or one of its derivatives) with which the <label> element is associated, or null if the label isn't associated with a control.

Syntax

control = HTMLLabelElement.control

Value

An HTMLElement derived object representing the control with which the <label> is associated, or null if the label stands alone.

If this property has a value, the HTMLLabelElement.htmlFor property must refer to the same control.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'control' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes4 Yes Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes4 Yes Yes ?

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