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Selection.containsNode() method indicates if the node is part of the selection.
sel.containsNode( aNode, aPartlyContained)
- The node that is being looked for whether it is part of the selection
truewhen a part of the node is part of the selection.
truewhen the entire node is part of the selection.
/* Check to see if anything inside the body element is selected */ alert(window.getSelection().containsNode(document.body, true));
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The definition of 'Selection.containsNode' in that specification.
|Editor's Draft||Initial definition|
The definition of 'Selection.containsNode()' in that specification.
|Feature||Chrome||Firefox (Gecko)||Internet Explorer||Opera||Safari (WebKit)|
|Basic support||?||4.0 (2)||?||?||?|
|Feature||Android||Firefox Mobile (Gecko)||Firefox OS||IE Phone||Opera Mobile||Safari Mobile|
|Basic support||?||4.0 (2)||1.0||?||?||?|
 Before Firefox 35, the method didn't throw if
Selection, the interface it belongs to.