The GeometryUtils interface provides different utility function to retrieve geometry information about DOM nodes.

GeometryUtils is a raw interface and no object of this type can be created; it is implemented by TextElementCSSPseudoElement, and Document objects.


This interface does not implement any properties.


Returns a list of DOMQuad objects representing the CSS fragments of the node.
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Specification Status Comment
CSS Object Model (CSSOM) View Module
The definition of 'GeometryUtils' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support ? ? No support[1] ? ? ?
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? No support[1] ? ? ?

[1] Gecko currently only implements the getBoxQuads() method behind the preference layout.css.getBoxQuads.enabled, defaulting to true in Firefox Nightly and to false in all other versions.

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