CSSPrimitiveValue.getCounterValue()

Deprecated

This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The getCounterValue() method of the CSSPrimitiveValue interface is used to get the counter value. If this CSS value doesn't contain a counter value, a DOMException is raised. Modification to the corresponding style property can be achieved using the Counter interface.

Syntax

var counterValue = cssPrimitiveValue.getCounterValue();

Return value

A Counter object representing the counter value.

Exceptions

Type Description
DOMException An INVALID_ACCESS_ERR is raised if the CSS value doesn't contain a Counter value (e.g. this is not CSS_COUNTER).

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Style Specification
The definition of 'CSSPrimitiveValue.getCounterValue' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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