Document.defaultView

In browsers, document.defaultView returns the window object associated with a document, or null if none is available.

Syntax

var win = document.defaultView;

This property is read-only.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'Document.defaultView' in that specification.
Living Standard No change
HTML5
The definition of 'Document.defaultView' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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