Selection.removeRange()

The Selection.removeRange() method removes a range from a selection.

Syntax

removeRange(range)

Parameters

range

A range object that will be removed to the selection.

Return value

None (undefined).

Examples

/* Programmatically, more than one range can be selected.
 * This will remove all ranges except the first. */
const s = window.getSelection();
if (s.rangeCount > 1) {
 for (let i = 1; i < s.rangeCount; i++) {
  s.removeRange(s.getRangeAt(i));
 }
}

Specifications

Specification
Selection API
# dom-selection-removerange

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See also