NodeIterator.root

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The NodeIterator.root read-only property represents the Node that is the root of what the NodeIterator traverses.

Syntax

root = nodeIterator.root;

Example

var nodeIterator = document.createNodeIterator(
    document.body,
    NodeFilter.SHOW_ELEMENT,
    { acceptNode: function(node) { return NodeFilter.FILTER_ACCEPT; } },
    false
);
root = nodeIterator.root; // document.body in this case

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM Living Standard No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Traversal and Range Specification.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Traversal and Range Specification Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 3.5 (1.9.1) 9.0 9.0 3.0
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.9.1) (Yes) 9.0 3.0

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