HTMLDListElement

The HTMLDListElement interface provides special properties (beyond those of the regular HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating definition list (<dl>) elements.

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

HTMLDListElement.compact This is an obsolete API and is no longer guaranteed to work.
Is a Boolean indicating that spacing between list items should be reduced.

Methods

No specific methods; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLDListElement' in that specification.
Living Standard
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLDListElement' in that specification.
Recommendation No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
The definition of 'HTMLDListElement' in that specification.
Obsolete No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification
The definition of 'HTMLDListElement' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <dl>