Range.isPointInRange()

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

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

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes Yes No15 ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes Yes15 ? ?

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