HTML DOM Meter Object

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The HTML DOM Meter Object in HTML represents the <meter> element.

NOTE: Don’t use <meter> as a progress bar but only as a gauge.

Following is the syntax −

Creating a <meter> element

var meterObject = document.createElement(“METER”)

Here, “meterObject” can have the following properties −

Property
Description
high
It sets/returns the value ofthe high attribute in a gauge
labels
It returns a list of <label>elements that are labels for the gauge
low
It sets/returns the value ofthe low attribute in a gauge
max
It sets/returns the value ofthe max attribute in a gauge
min
It sets/returns the value ofthe min attribute in a gauge
optimum
It sets/returns the value ofthe optimum attribute in a gauge
value
It sets/returns the value ofthe value attribute in a gauge

Let us see an example of Meter value property −

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Meter value</title>
<style>
   form {
      width:70%;
      margin: 0 auto;
      text-align: center;
   }
* {
      padding: 2px;
      margin:5px;
   }
   input[type="button"] {
      border-radius: 10px;
   }
</style></head>
<body>
   <form>
      <fieldset>
         <legend>Meter-value</legend>
         <label for="paulaLifeSource">Paula's Health Risk: </label>
         <meter id="paulaLifeSource" max="100" min="0" high="80" value="75" low="70" value="85">               </meter>
         <input type="button" onclick="lifeSource()" value="Reduce">
         <div id="divDisplay"></div>
   </fieldset>
</form>
<script>
   var divDisplay = document.getElementById("divDisplay");
   divDisplay.textContent = 'Life Source at '+paulaLifeSource.value;
   function lifeSource(effect){
      var paulaLifeSource = document.getElementById("paulaLifeSource");
      var Immunity = paulaLifeSource.value;
      paulaLifeSource.value = 10;
      divDisplay.textContent = 'value changed to '+paulaLifeSource.value+' from '+Immunity;
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

Before clicking ‘Reduce’ button −

After clicking ‘Reduce’ button −

raja
Updated on 24-Oct-2019 11:17:46

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