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HTMLLabelElement.htmlFor

The HTMLLabelElement.htmlFor property reflects the value of the for content property. That means that this script-accessible property is used to set and read the value of the content property for, which is the ID of the label's associated control element.

Syntax

controlId = HTMLLabelElement.htmlFor

HTMLLabelElement.htmlFor = newId

Value

A DOMString which contains the ID string of the element which is associated with the control.

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

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 4.0 (2.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

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