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The Range.detach() method releases a Range from use. This lets the browser choose to release resources associated with this Range. Subsequent attempts to use the detached range will result in a DOMException being thrown with an error code of INVALID_STATE_ERR.

Syntax

range.detach();

Example

var range = document.createRange();

range.selectNode(document.getElementsByTagName("div").item(0));
range.detach();

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'Range.detach()' in that specification.
Living Standard No change.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Traversal and Range Specification
The definition of 'Range.detach()' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) [1] 9.0 9.0 (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) [1] 9.0 9.0 (Yes)

Gecko notes

[1] Starting in Gecko 15.0 (Firefox 15.0 / Thunderbird 15.0 / SeaMonkey 2.12), this method is a no-op and has no effect.

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