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

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 17IE No support NoOpera Full support 15Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 19Opera Android Full support 15Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

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Full support
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No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

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