HTML DOM activeElement Property

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The HTML DOM activeElement property is a read-only property to return the currently focused element in the document.

Following is the syntax −

document.activeElement

Let us now see an example to implement the DOM activeElement property −

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body onclick="display()">
<h2>Heading Two</h2>
<p>Click in the element to get the active element.</p>
<input type="text" value="Enter text...">
<p id="myid"></p>
<script>
   function display() {
      var a = document.activeElement.tagName;
      document.getElementById("myid").innerHTML = a;
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

Now, click the element to display the same currently active element −

raja
Published on 21-Jun-2019 12:13:28
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