Sets or retrieves the size of the control.
= iSize... >
|Scripting||object.size [ = iSize ]|
specifies or receives the size, in characters.|
The property is read/write.
The property has no default value.
Expressions can be used in place of the preceding value(s), as of Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5. For more information, see About Dynamic Properties.
Although this property is read/write, no change is visible when you set the size of the input type=reset, input type=submit, and input type=image objects. However, you can detect a change to the size property for these objects in code.
For the input type=text object, the size is in characters and represents the width of the text box. When the size is specified, the select object represents a list box with the specified number of rows.
This property is defined in
HTML 3.2 and
is defined in
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 .