HTML DOM Input Date stepDown() Method

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The HTML DOM Input Date stepdown() method defines the amount of days the date field should decrease.

Syntax

Following is the syntax −

Calling stepDown method with a number, which by default is equal to 1

inputDateObject.stepDown(number)

Example

Let us see an example of Input Date stepDown method −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Input Date stepDown()</title>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<div>
Calendar: <input type="date" id="dateSelect" value ="2019-07-07">
</div>
</form>
<button onclick="changeStep(2)">Decrease by 2</button>
<button onclick="changeStep(3)">Decrease by 3</button>
<div id="divDisplay"></div>
<script>
   var divDisplay = document.getElementById("divDisplay");
   var inputDate = document.getElementById("dateSelect");
   function changeStep(num){
      if(num===2)
         inputDate.stepDown(2);
      else
         inputDate.stepDown(3);
      divDisplay.textContent = 'Current date decreased by: '+num;
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Clicking ‘Decrease by 2’ button −

Clicking ‘Decrease by 3’ button −

raja
Published on 23-Jul-2019 13:20:44
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