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Definition

The <fieldset> tag is used for grouping form elements together.

Example


<form action="../htmlintermediate/simpleform.html" method="get">
  <fieldset>
    <legend>Pie Survey</legend>	
  <p>Name:<input type="text" name="name"></p>
  <p>Which pie do you prefer?:</p>
  <p><input type="radio" name="pie" checked="checked" value="chicken"> Chicken</p>
  <p><input type="radio" name="pie" value="fish"> Fish</p>
  <p><input type="radio" name="pie" value="shepherds"> Shepherds</p>
  <p>Other stuff you wanna tell us about pies:</p>
  <p><textarea rows="3" cols="30" name="comments"></textarea></p>
  <p>Submit your information:</p>
  <p><input type="submit" value="Submit"></p>
  </fieldset>
</form>
Pie Survey

Name:

Which pie do you prefer?:

Chicken

Fish

Shepherds

Other stuff you wanna tell us about pies:

Submit your information:

Required Attributes

NONE

Optional Attributes

NONE

Global Attributes

Common

class - specifies a classname for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined class to the content.


<fieldset class="classname">Fieldset content here</fieldset>

id - specifies a unique id for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined id to the content.


<fieldset id="idname">Fieldset content here</fieldset>

style - specifies an inline style for the element allowing you to apply the style to the content.


<fieldset style="color:red;text-align:left">Fieldset content here</fieldset>

title - specifies extra information about the content.


<fieldset title="information about the content">Fieldset content here</fieldset>

Keyboard

accesskey - specifies a keyboard shortcut to associate with the element.


<fieldset accesskey="aKeyValue">Fieldset content here</fieldset>

tabindex - specifies a tab order for the element.


<fieldset tabindex="someNumber">Fieldset content here</fieldset>

Language

dir - specifies the directional flow of the content.


<fieldset dir="ltr">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- The text will flow from left to right -->
<fieldset dir="rtl">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- The text will flow from right to left -->

lang - specifies a language code for the content of the element.


<fieldset lang="en">Fieldset content here</fieldset>

spellcheck - specifies whether the element is to have its spelling checked.


<!-- Valid values are true and  false - default is inherited / browser specific. -->
<fieldset spellcheck="true">Fieldset content here</fieldset>

translate - specifies whether the content of the element can be translated.


<!-- Valid values are yes and  no - default is yes. -->
<fieldset translate="no">Fieldset content here</fieldset> 

Miscellaneous

contenteditable - specifies whether the content of the element is editable.


<!-- Valid values are true and  false - default is inherited. -->
<fieldset contenteditable="false">Fieldset content here</fieldset> 

draggable - specifies whether the the element is draggable.

Only text selections, images, and links can be dragged.


<!-- Valid values are true and  false - default is browser specific. -->
<fieldset draggable="true">Fieldset content here</fieldset>

hidden - specifies whether the element is not yet, or no longer, relevant.


<!-- Valid values are an empty string or hidden -->
<fieldset hidden>Fieldset content here</fieldset> 
<fieldset hidden="hidden">Fieldset content here</fieldset> 

Event Attributes

Document

onabort - The JavaScript code to be run on abort.


<fieldset onabort="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onerror - The JavaScript code to be run when an error occurs when the file is being loaded.


<fieldset onerror="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onload - The JavaScript code to be run when the document is loaded.


<fieldset onload="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onresize - The JavaScript code to be run when the browser window is resized.


<fieldset onresize="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onscroll - The JavaScript code to be run when the scrollbar of an element is being scrolled.


<fieldset onscroll="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onunload - The JavaScript code to be run once a page has unloaded or the browser window has been closed.


<fieldset onunload="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Document Element

oncopy - The JavaScript code to be run when the user copies the content of an element.


<fieldset oncopy="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncut - The JavaScript code to be run when the user cuts the content of an element.


<fieldset oncut="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onpaste - The JavaScript code to be run when the user pastes some content into an element.


<fieldset onpaste="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Drag and Drop

ondrag - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is dragged.


<fieldset ondrag="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragend - The JavaScript code to be run when an element has stopped being dragged.


<fieldset ondragend="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragenter - The JavaScript code to be run when an element has been dragged to a valid drop target.


<fieldset ondragenter="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragleave - The JavaScript code to be run when an element leaves a valid drop target.


<fieldset ondragleave="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragover - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is being dragged over a valid drop target.


<fieldset ondragover="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragstart - The JavaScript code to be run at the start of a drag operation.


<fieldset ondragstart="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondrop - The JavaScript code to be run when dragged element is being dropped.


<fieldset ondrop="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Form

onblur - The JavaScript code to be run on abort.


<fieldset onblur="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onchange - The JavaScript code to be run when object changed and attempt to leave field.


<fieldset onchange="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncontextmenu - The JavaScript code to be run when a context menu is triggered.


<fieldset oncontextmenu="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onfocus - The JavaScript code to be run when the element gets focus.


<fieldset onfocus="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oninput - The JavaScript code to be run when an element gets user input.


<fieldset oninput="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oninvalid - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is invalid.


<fieldset oninvalid="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onreset - The JavaScript code to be run when the reset button of a form is clicked.


<fieldset onreset="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onselect - The JavaScript code to be run when some or all of the contents of an object are selected.


<fieldset onselect="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onsubmit - The JavaScript code to be run when a form is submitted.


<fieldset onsubmit="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Keyboard

onkeydown - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed.


<fieldset onkeydown="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onkeypress - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed down and released.


<fieldset onkeypress="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onkeyup - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is released.


<fieldset onkeyup="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Media

oncanplay - The JavaScript code to be run when a file has buffered enough so it is ready to start playing.


<fieldset oncanplay="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncanplaythrough - The JavaScript code to be run when a file can be played all the way to the end without further need of buffering.


<fieldset oncanplaythrough="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncuechange - The JavaScript code to be run when the cue changes when using the track element.


<fieldset oncuechange="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondurationchange - The JavaScript code to be run when the length of the media is changed.


<fieldset ondurationchange="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onemptied - The JavaScript code to be run when a media resource element suddenly becomes empty, usually due to an error.


<fieldset onemptied="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onended - The JavaScript code to be run when the media has reach the end.


<fieldset onended="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onloadeddata - The JavaScript code to be run when media data is loaded and playback can start.


<fieldset onloadeddata="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onloadedmetadata - The JavaScript code to be run when metadata has been loaded.


<fieldset onloadedmetadata="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onloadstart - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource has started loading.


<fieldset onloadstart="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onpause - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource has been paused.


<fieldset onpause="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onplay - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource starts playback.


<fieldset onplay="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onplaying - The JavaScript code to be run when playback has already begun.


<fieldset onplaying="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onprogress - The JavaScript code to be run when the browser is fetching the media data.


<fieldset onprogress="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onratechange - The JavaScript code to be run when the playback rate changes.


<fieldset onratechange="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onseeked - The JavaScript code to be run when the seeking attribute is set to false indicating that seeking has finished.


<fieldset onseeked="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onseeking - The JavaScript code to be run hen the seeking attribute is set to true indicating that seeking is currently active.


<fieldset onseeking="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onstalled - The JavaScript code to be run when the browser is unable to continue fetching media data.


<fieldset onstalled="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onsuspend - The JavaScript code to be run when media data has stopped before being completely loaded.


<fieldset onsuspend="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ontimeupdate - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resources current playback position has changed.


<fieldset ontimeupdate="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onvolumechange - The JavaScript code to be run when the volume has changed or been muted.


<fieldset onvolumechange="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onwaiting - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource has paused but is expected to resume.


<fieldset onwaiting="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Mouse

onclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is clicked on the element.


<fieldset onclick="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondblclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is double clicked on the element.


<fieldset ondblclick="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmousedown - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is pressed down while the cursor is over the element.


<fieldset onmousedown="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmousemove - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is moved.


<fieldset onmousemove="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmouseout - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves off an element.


<fieldset onmouseout="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmouseover - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves over an element.


<fieldset onmouseover="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmouseup - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is released while the cursor is over the element.


<fieldset onmouseup="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onwheel - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse wheel rolls up or down over an element.


<fieldset onwheel="go()">Fieldset content here</fieldset>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Window

NONE

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