Returns a new Range object.

Syntax

range = document.createRange();

range is the created Range object.

Example

var range = document.createRange();

range.setStart(startNode, startOffset);
range.setEnd(endNode, endOffset);

Notes

Once a Range is created, you need to set its boundary points before you can make use of most of its methods.

Specification

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes ? Yes ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes ? Yes ? ? ?

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