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


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLLegendElement.form Read only
Is a HTMLFormElement representing 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.
Is a DOMString representing a single-character access key to give access to the element.
HTMLLegendElement.align This is an obsolete API and is no longer guaranteed to work.
Is a DOMString representing the alignment relative to the form set


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


Browser compatibility

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See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <legend>