StaticRange.startContainer

The read-only startContainer property of the StaticRange interface returns the start Node for the range.

Syntax

var node = staticNode.startContainer

Value

The DOM Node inside which the start position of the range is found.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'startContainer ' in that specification.
Living Standard
Static Range
The definition of 'startContainer' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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startContainerChrome Full support 60Edge Full support 18Firefox Full support 69IE No support NoOpera Full support 47Safari Full support 10.1WebView Android Full support 60Chrome Android Full support 60Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support 44Safari iOS Full support 10.3Samsung Internet Android Full support 8.0

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