The Range.setStartAfter() method sets the start position of a Range relative to a Node. The parent Node of the start of the Range will be the same as that for the referenceNode.

Syntax

range.setStartAfter(referenceNode);

Parameters

referenceNode
The Node to start the Range after.

Example

var range = document.createRange();
var referenceNode = document.getElementsByTagName("div").item(0);

range.setStartAfter(referenceNode);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'Range.setStartAfter()' in that specification.
Living Standard No change.
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Traversal and Range Specification
The definition of 'Range.setStartAfter()' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes499 Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes4 Yes Yes ?

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