HTML DOM Details Object

Details Object

The Details object represents an HTML <details> element.

Note: The <details> element is not supported in Internet Explorer.

Access a Details Object

You can access a <details> element by using getElementById():


var x = document.getElementById("myDetails");
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Create a Details Object

You can create a <details> element by using the document.createElement() method:


var x = document.createElement("DETAILS");
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Details Object Properties

Property Description
open Sets or returns whether the details should be visible (open) to the user, or not

Standard Properties and Events

The Details object also supports the standard properties and events.

Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <details> tag

HTML reference: HTML <summary> tag

JavaScript reference: HTML DOM Details Object