Range.isPointInRange()

This is an experimental technology
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

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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 YesIE No support NoOpera Full support 15Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support 15Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

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

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