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New Form Controls

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The following lists the requests for new form controls.

Search fields

<input type="search">

Requests for this Feature

  • Roger Johansson

    The list of allowed type attribute values for input elements extended with search.

Notes

Safari has already implemented this feature and provides a distinct form control to differentiate it from ordinary text boxes. Other than rendering differences, it's not clear what additional functionality or usability this feature will provide.

Combo Boxes

This feature is already provided using the datalist features in Web Forms 2.0.

<input type="text" name="title" list="title-list">

<datalist id="title-list">
  <option value="Mr">
  <option value="Mrs">
  <option value="Miss">
  <option value="Ms">
</datalist>

Requests for this Feature

  • Tanny O'Haley

    I would like to see an expansion of the type attribute on input elements. For input fields we currently have checkbox, password, radio and text. I'd like to see combo (optional text with a drop down list), [...]

Date/Time

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E-mail

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  • []

Int, Long, Unsigned, Float, Number

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  • Currency

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  • []

  • URL

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