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The Selection.removeAllRanges() method removes all ranges from the selection, leaving the anchorNode and focusNode properties equal to null and leaving nothing selected.

Syntax

sel.removeAllRanges();

Parameters

None.

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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

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