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    Comment

    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
    The definition of 'Comment' in that specification.
    Living Standard Added the constructor.
    Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Core Specification
    The definition of 'Comment' in that specification.
    Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Core Specification
    Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Core Specification
    The definition of 'Comment' in that specification.
    Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
    Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
    The definition of 'Comment' in that 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 ? ?

    See also

     

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