Retrieving Text in form button action : Text TextField « Form « JavaScript Tutorial

<title>Retrieving Text</title>

<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">

function alertText()
     var text = document.simpleForm.myText.value;



<h1>Retrieving Text</h1>

<form name="simpleForm">
  <input type="text" name="myText" size="20" />
  <input type="button" value="Alert Text" onclick="alertText()" />


10.15.Text TextField
10.15.1.Retrieving Text in form button action
10.15.2.Displaying the value entered in a text field
10.15.3.TextField requests focus
10.15.4.onFocus event handler
10.15.5.Capture key event in a textfield
10.15.6.TextField onblur action event
10.15.7.TextArea onmouseup action event
10.15.8.Refresh the TextField box automatically
10.15.9.Compare the value in text field
10.15.10.Select all text in a TextBox
10.15.11.Text Input Events
10.15.12.Compare the value in TextField
10.15.13.Getting and Setting a Text Object's value Property
10.15.14.Resetting a Text Object to Default Value