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The Selection.collapseToStart() method collapses the selection to the start of the first range in the selection.  If the content of the selection is focused and editable, the caret will blink there.

Syntax

sel.collapseToStart()

Parameters

None.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Editing APIs
The definition of 'Selection.collapseToStart()' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition
Selection API
The definition of 'Selection.collapseToStart()' in that specification.
Working Draft Current

Browser compatibility

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

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