Range.cloneRange()

The Range.cloneRange() method returns a Range object with boundary points identical to the cloned Range.

The returned clone is copied by value, not reference, so a change in either Range does not affect the other.

Syntax

cloneRange()

Parameters

None.

Return value

A Range object.

Examples

range = document.createRange();
range.selectNode(document.getElementsByTagName("div").item(0));
clone = range.cloneRange();

Specifications

Specification
DOM Standard
# dom-range-clonerange

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also