Range.intersectsNode()

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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The Range.intersectsNode() method returns a boolean indicating whether the given Node intersects the Range.

Syntax

bool = range.intersectsNode( referenceNode )

Parameters

referenceNode
The Node to compare with the Range.

Example

var range = document.createRange();

range.selectNode(document.getElementsByTagName("div").item(0));
var bool = range.intersectsNode(document.getElementsByTagName("p").item(0));

Specification

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'Range.intersectNode()' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes17 No15 ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes1915 ? ?

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