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    Document.designMode

     

    Summary

    document.designMode controls whether the entire document is editable. Valid values are "on" and "off". According to the specification, this property is meant to default to "off". Firefox follows this standard. The earlier versions of Chrome and IE default to "inherit". In IE6-10, the value is capitalized.

    Syntax

    var mode = document.designMode;
    document.designMode = "on";
    document.designMode = "off";

    Example

    Make an <iframe>'s document editable:

    iframe_node.contentDocument.designMode = "on";
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard
    The definition of 'designMode' in that specification.
    Living Standard Initial definition.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support ? ? ? ? ? ?

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