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The Selection.focusNode read-only property returns the Node in which the selection ends.

A user may make a selection from left to right (in document order) or right to left (reverse of document order). The focus is where the user ended the selection. This can be visualized by holding the Shift key and pressing the arrow keys on your keyboard to modify the current selection. The selection's focus moves, but the selection's anchor, the other end of the selection, does not move.

Syntax

node =
 sel.focusNode

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support ? (Yes) ? ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? (Yes) 1.0 ? ? ?

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