Range.isPointInRange()

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The Range.isPointInRange() method returns a boolean indicating whether the given point is in the Range. It returns true if the point (cursor position) at offset within ReferenceNode is within this range.

Syntax

bool = range.isPointInRange( referenceNode, offset )

Parameters

referenceNode
The Node to compare with the Range.
offset
The offset into Node of the point to compare with the Range.

Example

range = document.createRange();
range.selectNode(document.getElementsByTagName("div").item(0));
bool = range.isPointInRange(document.getElementsByTagName("p").item(0),1);

Specification

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

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) No support 15.0 ?
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) No support 15.0 ?

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