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    HTMLLegendElement

    The HTMLLegendElement is an interface allowing to access properties of the <legend> elements. It inherits properties and methods from the HTMLElement interface.

    Properties

    Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

    Name Description Type
    form Read only

    The form that this legend belongs to. If the legend has a fieldset element as its parent, then this attribute returns the same value as the form attribute on the parent fieldset element. Otherwise, it returns null.

    HTMLFormElement
    accessKey A single-character access key to give access to the element. DOMString
    align  Alignment relative to the form set DOMString

    Methods

    No specific method; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard
    The definition of 'HTMLLegendElement' in that specification.
    Living Standard No change from HTML5.
    HTML5.1
    The definition of 'HTMLLegendElement' in that specification.
    Working Draft  
    HTML5
    The definition of 'HTMLLegendElement' in that specification.
    Recommendation The property accessKey is now defined on HTMLElement.
    The following property is now obsolete: align.
    Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
    The definition of 'HTMLLegendElement' in that specification.
    Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
    Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
    The definition of 'HTMLLegendElement' in that specification.
    Recommendation Initial definition.

    Browser compatibility

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

    See also

    • The HTML element implementing this interface: <legend>

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