var result = element.value; element.value = value;
Windows Internet Explorer 8 or later. In IE8 Standards mode, the value property is correctly reported as a canonical attribute name. For example,
<input type="text" readonly> and
<input type="text" readonly="readonly"> would both set the input text field to read-only. In IE8 mode, the value is evaluated as a canonical value,
"readonly". In earlier document compatibility modes, it is evaluated as a Boolean value, true. For more information, see Attribute Differences in Internet Explorer 8. value was introduced in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.
- Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification, Section 2.5.5
Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]