NodeIterator.pointerBeforeReferenceNode

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The NodeIterator.pointerBeforeReferenceNode read-only property returns a Boolean flag that indicates whether the NodeFilter is anchored before (if this value is true) or after (if this value is false) the anchor node indicated by the NodeIterator.referenceNode property.

Syntax

flag = nodeIterator.pointerBeforeReferenceNode;

Example

var nodeIterator = document.createNodeIterator(
    document.body,
    NodeFilter.SHOW_ELEMENT,
    { acceptNode: function(node) { return NodeFilter.FILTER_ACCEPT; } },
    false
);
flag = nodeIterator.pointerBeforeReferenceNode;

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'NodeIterator.pointerBeforeReferenceNode' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support1173.5 No Yes3
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes174 Yes3 Yes

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