AbstractRange.startContainer

The read-only startContainer property of the AbstractRange interface returns the start Node for the range.

Syntax

var startNode = range.startContainer

Value

The DOM Node inside which the start position of the range is found.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'startContainer ' in that specification.
Living Standard
Static Range
The definition of 'startContainer' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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startContainerChrome No support NoEdge No support 18 — 79Firefox Full support 69IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android No support NoOpera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No

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