Comment

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The Comment interface represents textual notations within markup; although it is generally not visually shown, such comments are available to be read in the source view. Comments are represented in HTML and XML as content between '<!--' and '-->'. In XML, the character sequence '--' cannot be used within a comment.

Properties

This interface has no specific property, but inherits those of its parent, CharacterData, and indirectly those of Node.

Constructor

Comment()
Returns a Comment object with the parameter as its textual content.

Methods

This interface has no specific method, but inherits those of its parent, CharacterData, and indirectly those of Node.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM Living Standard Added the constructor.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Core Specification Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Core Specification
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Core Specification Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Comment() constructor ? 24.0 (24.0) Not supported ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Comment() constructor ? 24.0 (24.0) Not supported ? ?

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